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Catherine of Valois (27 October 14013 January 1437) was the Queen consort of England from 1420 until 1422. Catherine of Valois was the daughter of King Charles VI of France and Isabella of Bavaria-Ingolstadt. She was born on October 27, 1401, in Paris. On June 2, 1420, she was given in marriage to King Henry V of England, but only after Henry's demand for return of Normandy and Aquitaine as part of the marriage pact which was triggered by the Battle of Agincourt and the subsequent Treaty of Troyes. As part of the treaty, Henry won control of Normandy and Aquitaine, became regent of France during Charles' lifetime, and won the right to succeed on Charles' death. If this had come to pass, France and England would have been united under one monarch. is the 300th day of the year (301st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Lollards, a religious sect taught by John Wycliffe, were persecuted for their beliefs. ... is the 3rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... // Events foundation of All Souls College, University of Oxford. ... For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ... Charles VI Charles VI the Well-Beloved, later known as the Mad (French: Charles VI le Bien-Aimé, later known as le Fol) (December 3, 1368 – October 21, 1422) was a King of France (1380 – 1422) and a member of the Valois Dynasty. ... Isabeau de Bavière (also Isabella of Bavaria-Ingolstadt) (September 24, 1371 - 1422) was a Queen of France (1380 - 1422) after marrying Charles VI of France, a member of the Valois Dynasty, on July 17, 1385. ... is the 300th day of the year (301st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Lollards, a religious sect taught by John Wycliffe, were persecuted for their beliefs. ... It has been suggested that List of visitor attractions in Paris be merged into this article or section. ... is the 153rd day of the year (154th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Events May 21 - Treaty of Troyes. ... Henry V of England (16 September 1387 – 31 August 1422) was one of the great warrior kings of the Middle Ages. ... For other uses, see Normandy (disambiguation). ... (Region flag) (Region logo) Location Administration Capital Regional President Departments Dordogne Gironde Landes Lot-et-Garonne Pyrénées-Atlantiques Arrondissements 18 Cantons 235 Communes 2,296 Statistics Land area1 41,308 km² Population (Ranked 6th)  - January 1, 2006 est. ... Combatants Kingdom of England Kingdom of France Commanders Henry V of England Charles dAlbret Strength About 6,000 (but see Modern re-assessment). ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


Catherine of Valois was crowned Queen of England at Westminster Abbey in February, 1421. The only issue of Catherine and Henry, the future Henry VI of England, was born on 6 December 1421. Then Henry V died on 31 August 1422. Henry VI (December 6, 1421 – May 21, 1471) was King of England from 1422 to 1461 (though with a Regent until 1437) and then from 1470 to 1471, and King of France from 1422 to 1453. ... December 6 is the 340th day of the year (341st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Events March 21 - Battle of Baugé. A small French force surprises and defeats a smaller English force under Thomas, Duke of Clarence, a brother of Henry V of England, in Normandy. ... is the 243rd day of the year (244th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Events January 10 - Battle of Nemecky Brod during the Hussite Wars. ...


Catherine was given Wallingford Castle. Here she turned for comfort to Owen Tudor, a Welsh clerk, who would become the founding father of the Tudor dynasty. In 1428 Parliament reacted to the rumours about this relationship by forbidding Catherine from marrying. Historians are divided on whether Catherine and Owen married secretly or never married at all. Although Catherine was forbidden to marry, there was an otherwise general lack of interest in her on the part of the authorities. Wallingford Castle 1913. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... This article is about the country. ... For other uses, see Tudor (disambiguation). ...


She gave birth to at least six of Owen Tudor's children:

Catherine died on January 3, 1437, shortly after childbirth, in London, and was buried in Westminster Abbey. Her lover, Owen Tudor, lived on until 1461, when he was executed by the Yorkists following the Battle of Mortimer's Cross. Their sons were given earldoms by King Henry VI after Catherine's death. Edmund would become the father of the future King Henry VII of England. Edmund Tudor, 1st Earl of Richmond (~1430-November 1, 1456) was the father of King Henry VII of England. ... // Events May 23 - Joan of Arc is captured by the Burgundians while leading an army to relieve Compiègne The Ottoman Empire captures Thessalonica from the Venetians First use of optical methods in the creation of Art A map of Europe in 1430. ... is the 305th day of the year (306th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... // Events July 7 - Joan of Arc acquitted (but she had already been executed). ... Margaret Beaufort, Mother of Henry VII, at prayer, by an anonymous artist, about 1500 Margaret Beaufort (May 31, 1443 – June 29, 1509) was the daughter of John Beaufort, 1st Duke of Somerset, granddaughter of John Beaufort, 1st Earl of Somerset and great-granddaughter of John of Gaunt and his mistress... Henry VII may refer to: Henry VII, Holy Roman Emperor (c. ... Jasper Tudor, 1st Duke of Bedford (ca 1431- December 21/26, 1495) was the uncle of King Henry VII of England and the architect of his successful conquest of England and Wales in 1485. ... Year 1431 was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. ... is the 355th day of the year (356th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 360th day of the year (361st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1495 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Catherine (or Katherine) Woodville (c. ... Richard Woodville (or Wydeville), 1st Earl Rivers (1405 - August 12, 1469), was an English nobleman, best remembered as the father of Elizabeth Woodville, wife of Edward IV. Born at Maidstone, Kent, he was the son of another Sir Richard Wydevill, chamberlain to the Duke of Bedford. ... Jacquetta de Luxembourg (1415/1416 - May 30, 1472) was daughter of Pierre de Luxembourg, Comte de Saint Pol, Conversano et Brienne and his wife Margaret de Baux (Margherita del Balzo of Andria). ... Year 1433 was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. ... Events July 26 - Battle of Edgecote Moor October 17 - Prince Ferdinand of Aragon wed princess Isabella of Castile. ... For other uses, see number 1435. ... is the 3rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... // Events foundation of All Souls College, University of Oxford. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... The Collegiate Church of St Peter, Westminster, which is almost always referred to by its original name of Westminster Abbey, is a mainly Gothic church, on the scale of a cathedral (and indeed often mistaken for one), in Westminster, London, just to the west of the Palace of Westminster. ... The House of York was a dynasty of English kings. ... Combatants House of York House of Lancaster Commanders Edward, Earl of March Owen Tudor†, Jasper Tudor Strength Unknown Unknown Casualties Unknown Unknown Wars of the Roses 1st St Albans – Blore Heath – Ludford Bridge – Northampton – Wakefield – Mortimers Cross – 2nd St Albans – Ferrybridge – Towton – Hedgeley Moor – Hexham – Edgecote Moor – Lose-coat... Henry VII (January 28, 1457 – April 21, 1509), King of England, Lord of Ireland (August 22, 1485 – April 21, 1509), was the first monarch of the Tudor dynasty. ...


The wooden funeral effigy which was carried at her funeral still survives at Westminster Abbey and is on display at the Undercroft Museum. Her tomb originally boasted an alabaster memorial, which was deliberately destroyed during extensions to the abbey in the reign of her grandson, Henry VII. It has been suggested that Henry ordered her memorial to be removed to distance himself from his dubious ancestry. At this time, her coffin lid was accidentally raised, revealing her corpse, which for generations became a tourist attraction. In 1669 the diarist Samuel Pepys kissed the long-deceased queen on his birthday: The Collegiate Church of St Peter, Westminster, which is almost always referred to by its original name of Westminster Abbey, is a mainly Gothic church, on the scale of a cathedral (and indeed often mistaken for one), in Westminster, London, just to the west of the Palace of Westminster. ... A modern uplighter lamp made completely from Italian alabaster (white and brown types). ... Henry VII (January 28, 1457 – April 21, 1509), King of England, Lord of Ireland (August 22, 1485 – April 21, 1509), was the first monarch of the Tudor dynasty. ... Samuel Pepys, FRS (23 February 1633 – 26 May 1703) was an English naval administrator and Member of Parliament, who is now most famous for his diary. ...


"On Shrove Tuesday 1669, I to the Abbey went, and by favour did see the body of Queen Katherine of Valois, and had the upper part of the body in my hands, and I did kiss her mouth, reflecting upon it I did kiss a Queen: and this my birthday and I thirty-six years old and I did kiss a Queen."


Catherine's remains were not properly re-interred until the reign of Queen Victoria. “Queen Victoria” redirects here. ...

Catherine of Valois
Cadet branch of the Capetian dynasty
Born: 27 October 1401 Died: 3 January 1437
English royalty
Preceded by
Joanna of Navarre
Queen Consort of England
2 June 1420 - 31 August 1422
Succeeded by
Margaret of Anjou
Preceded by
Isabella of France
Queen Mothers
1422 - 1437
Succeeded by
Elizabeth Woodville

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Catherine of Valois - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (592 words)
Catherine of Valois (27 October 1401 3 January 1437) was the Queen consort of England from 1420 until 1422.
Catherine (or Katherine) of Valois was the daughter of King Charles VI of France and Isabeau de Bavière.
Catherine of Valois was crowned Queen of England at Westminster Abbey in February, 1421.
Catherine of Valois - ninemsn Encarta (178 words)
Catherine of Valois (1401-1437), queen of England (1420-1422), wife of Henry V, king of England, and daughter of Charles VI of France, born in Paris.
When he married Catherine in Troyes, in June 1420, he received the provinces claimed, the regency of France during the life of Charles, and the right to succeed to the French throne after Charles's death.
In February 1421 Catherine was crowned at Westminster Abbey, and in December she bore a son, later Henry VI.
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