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Élisabeth de Valois, by Sofonisba Anguissola, 1565
Élisabeth de Valois, by Sofonisba Anguissola, 1565

Élisabeth de Valois (April 13, 1545October 3, 1568) was a daughter of Henry II of France and Catherine de' Medici. Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (967x1400, 333 KB) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Sofonisba Anguissola ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (967x1400, 333 KB) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Sofonisba Anguissola ... Sofonisba Anguissola, Self-Portrait, 1554. ... is the 103rd day of the year (104th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Events February 27 - Battle of Ancrum Moor - Scots victory over superior English forces December 13 - Official opening of the Council of Trent (closed 1563) Battle of Kawagoe - between two branches of Uesugi families and the late Hojo clan in Japan. ... is the 276th day of the year (277th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Events March 23 - Peace of Longjumeau ends the Second War of Religion in France. ... Henry II (French: Henri II) (March 31, 1519 – July 10, 1559), a member of the Valois Dynasty, was King of France from March 31, 1547, until his death. ... Catherine de Medici (April 13, 1519 – January 5, 1589) was born in Florence, Italy, as Caterina Maria Romola di Lorenzo de Medici, the daughter of Lorenzo II de Medici, Duke of Urbino, and Madeleine de la Tour dAuvergne, countess of Boulogne. ...


Princesse Elisabeth de France married Philip II of Spain ("Philip the Catholic"), son of Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor and Isabel of Portugal in 1559 in Toledo, Spain. The marriage was a consequence of the Peace of Cateau Cambrésis (1559). Philip II (Spanish: Felipe II de Habsburgo; Portuguese: Filipe I) (May 21, 1527 – September 13, 1598) was the first official King of Spain from 1556 until 1598, King of Naples and Sicily from 1554 until 1598, King consort of England (as husband of Mary I) from 1554 to 1558, Lord... Charles V (24 February 1500 – 21 September 1558) was ruler of the Burgundian Netherlands (1506-1555), King of Spain (1516-1556), King of Naples and Sicily (1516-1554), Archduke of Austria (1519-1521), King of the Romans (or German King), (1519-1556 but did not formally abdicate until 1558) and... Image:Isabel of Portugal (Karl V.).jpg Isabel of Portugal, Queen of Spain and Empress of the Holy Roman Empire, by Titian. ... The Peace of Cateau-Cambrésis is an agreement reached between Elizabeth I of England and Henry II of France on April 2 and between Henry II and Philip II of Spain on April 3, 1559, at Le Cateau-Cambrésis, around twenty kilometres south-east of Cambrai, that ended... January 15 - Elizabeth I of England is crowned in Westminster Abbey. ...


Elisabeth of Valois had originally been betrothed to Philip's son, Don Carlos/Charles, Prince of Asturias, but political complications unexpectedly necessitated her marriage to Philip instead. Despite the significant age difference between them, Philip was very attached to Elisabeth, staying close by her side even when she was ill with smallpox. Elisabeth's first pregnancy in 1564 ended with a miscarriage of twin girls. She later gave birth to Infanta Isabella Clara Eugenia of Spain on 12 August 1566, and then to Isabella's younger sister Catherine Michelle of Spain October 10, 1567. Elisabeth had another miscarriage on October 3, 1568, and died the same day, along with her newborn infant son. Don Carlos (1545-1568) Don Carlos (July 8, 1545 – July 24, 1568), Prince of Asturias was the son of King Philip II of Spain by his first wife Maria Manuela of Portugal, daughter of John III of Portugal. ... Smallpox (also known by the Latin names Variola or Variola vera) is a highly contagious disease unique to humans. ... Miscarriage or spontaneous abortion is the natural or accidental termination of a pregnancy at a stage where the embryo or the fetus is incapable of surviving, generally defined at a gestation of prior to 20 weeks. ... Isabella Clara Eugenia, possibly around 1584 Isabella Clara Eugenia of Spain (Segovia 12 August 1566 – 1 December 1633) was Infanta of Spain, Archduchess of Austria and the joint sovereign of the Seventeen Provinces. ... Infanta Catalina Micaela and her older sister in 1570 Catherine Michelle (Spanish:Infanta Catalina Micaela), Duchess of Savoy, was the younger daughter of King Philip II of Spain and Elisabeth of Valois, Princess of France. ...


The Infanta Isabella Clara Eugenia became the major vehicle of her father's unsuccessful claims to the thrones of the Kingdom of England and France. Philip married her to her Habsburg cousin, Archduke Albert (1559-1621), who was made regent of the Spanish Netherlands in 1598. Their joint reign coincided with a golden age for the Habsburg Netherlands. Motto Dieu et mon droit(French) God and my right Territory of the Kingdom of England Capital Winchester; London from 11th century Language(s) Old English (de facto, until 1066) Anglo-Norman language (de jure, 1066 - 15th century) English (de facto, gradually replaced French from late 13th century) Government Monarchy... Albert and his wife Isabella Archduke Albert Ernst of Austria (15 November 1559 – 13 July 1621) was appointed for the Spanish monarchy as Governor of the Low Countries in 1595, and from 1598 became joint sovereign of the Seventeen Provinces with his wife, the Isabella Clara Eugenia, daughter of Philip... This article or section should be merged with Seventeen Provinces The Spanish Netherlands was a portion of the Low Countries controlled by Spain from the sixteenth to the eighteenth century. ... Events January 7 - Boris Godunov seizes the throne of Russia following the death of his brother-in-law, Tsar Feodor I. April 13 - Edict of Nantes - Henry IV of France grants French Huguenots equal rights with Catholics. ...


Isabella bore Albert three children, Archdukes Philip (born 21 October 1605) and Albert (born 27 January 1607) and Archduchess Anna Mauritia; however, all three died in infancy.


After Albrecht died, the archduchess ruled as a governor in the name of her nephew, the king of Spain, for the last twelve years of her life.

French Monarchy-
Capetian Dynasty, House of Valois
(Valois-Angoulême branch)

Francis I
Children
   Francis
   Henry II
   Madeleine of Valois
   Charles of Valois
   Margaret of Valois
Henry II
Children
   Francis II
   Elizabeth of Valois
   Claude of Valois
   Louis of Valois
   Charles IX
   Henry III
   Marguerite of Valois
   François, Duke of Anjou
   Joan of Valois
   Victoria of Valois
Francis II
Charles IX
Henry III

Catalina Micaela, Élisabeth's younger daughter, was married to Carlo Emanuele I, Duke of Savoy, and was the mother of Vittorio Amedeo. The Valois Dynasty succeeded the Capetian Dynasty as rulers of France from 1328-1589. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Francis I (François Ier in French) (September 12, 1494 – March 31, 1547), called the Father and Restorer of Letters (le Père et Restaurateur des Lettres), was crowned King of France in 1515 in the cathedral at Reims and reigned until 1547. ... Francis (French: François), Dauphin of France, also Francis III, Duke of Brittany (September 28, 1518 – August 10, 1536), was the first son and heir of King Francis I of France and Claude of France, daughter of Louis XII of France. ... Henry II (French: Henri II) (March 31, 1519 – July 10, 1559), a member of the Valois Dynasty, was King of France from March 31, 1547, until his death. ... Madeleine de Valois, born August 10, 1520 at St. ... Charles dAngouleme, Duc dOrleans, (1522 – 1545) was the 3rd son of King Francis I of France and Claude de France, daughter of Louis XII of France. ... Margaret of France, Duchess of Berry (June 5, 1523 - September 14, 1574) was the daughter of Francis I, King of France and his first wife, Claude of France, the daughter of Louis XII, King of France and Anne, Duchess of Brittany. ... Henry II (French: Henri II) (March 31, 1519 – July 10, 1559), a member of the Valois Dynasty, was King of France from March 31, 1547, until his death. ... Francis II (French: François II) (January 19, 1544 – December 5, 1560) was a King of France (1559 – 1560). ... Elizabeth of Valois, by Sofonisba Anguissola, 1565 Elizabeth of Valois (April 2, 1545 – October 3, 1568) was a daughter of Henry II of France and Catherine de Medici. ... Claude of Valois (November 12, 1547 _ February 21, 1575) was a daughter of King Henry II of France and the wife of Charles II, Duke of Lorraine Categories: Stub | 1547 births | 1575 deaths ... Charles IX (June 27, 1550 – May 30, 1574) born Charles-Maximilien, was a member of the Valois Dynasty, King of France from 1560 until his death. ... Henry III of France (September 19, 1551 – August 2, 1589), also Henry of Poland (also called Henry of Valois, Henryk Walezy), born Alexandre-Édouard of France, was a member of the House of Valois. ... Marguerite de Valois [1] [2] (May 14, 1553 – May 27, 1615), Queen Margot (La reine Margot) was Queen of France and Navarre. ... Hercule François, Duke of Anjou and Alençon, (March 18, 1555 – June 19, 1584) was the youngest son of Henry II of France and Catherine de Medici. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Catherine de Medici. ... Victoria of Valois, (June,1556 – June, 1556) was the last daughter (along with her twin sister, Joan of Valois who was born to King Henri II of France and his wife, Catherine de Medici. ... Francis II (French: François II) (January 19, 1544 – December 5, 1560) was a King of France (1559 – 1560). ... Charles IX (June 27, 1550 – May 30, 1574) born Charles-Maximilien, was a member of the Valois Dynasty, King of France from 1560 until his death. ... Henry III of France (September 19, 1551 – August 2, 1589), also Henry of Poland (also called Henry of Valois, Henryk Walezy), born Alexandre-Édouard of France, was a member of the House of Valois. ... The House of Savoy or in Italian, La Casa di Savoia, or simply Casa Savoia, (or Savoie, French) is a dynasty of nobles who traditionally had their domain in Savoy, a region that includes present-day Piemonte, other parts of Northern Italy, and a smaller region in France. ... Victor Amadeus I (b. ...


Sofonisba Anguissola, the first Italian woman artist to win international recognition, served as Élisabeth's lady-in-waiting from 1559 to 1569, and painted Élisabeth's portrait. Sofonisba Anguissola, Self-Portrait, 1554. ... January 15 - Elizabeth I of England is crowned in Westminster Abbey. ... Events January 11 - First recorded lottery in England. ...



Friedrich Schiller's romantic tragedy linking Don Carlos of Spain with Élisabeth of Valois in a doomed romance (without historical basis) furnished the subject of Giuseppe Verdi's Don Carlos. Friedrich Schiller “Schiller” redirects here. ... Don Carlos (1545-1568) Don Carlos (July 8, 1545 – July 24, 1568), Prince of Asturias was the son of King Philip II of Spain by his first wife Maria Manuela of Portugal, daughter of John III of Portugal. ... Giuseppe Verdi Giuseppe Fortunino Francesco Verdi (either October 9 or 10, 1813 – January 27, 1901) was an Italian Romantic composer, mainly of opera. ... This article refers to the opera Don Carlos by Giuseppe Verdi (and its revised Italian version, known as Don Carlo). ...


They were the subjects of an exhibition in Brussels in 1998-1999 [1]

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Elisabeth de Valois
Elisabeth of Valois
House of Valois, Orléans-Angoulême branch
Cadet branch of the Capetian dynasty
Born: 13 April 1547
Died: 3 October 1568
Spanish royalty
Preceded by:
Mary I of England
Countess Consort of Holland, Zeeland and Zutphen
1559-1568
Succeeded by:
lost to the United Provinces
Queen Consort of Spain, Naples and Sicily
Duchess Consort of Brabant, Limburg, Lothier and Luxembourg
Countess Consort of Flanders, Burgundy, Artois, Hainaut and Namur

1559-1568
Succeeded by:
Anne of Austria
Preceded by:
Jeanne d'Albret
Duchess Consort of Guelders
1559-1568

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Marguerite de Valois - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (821 words)
Born Marguerite de Valois at the Royal Château in Saint-Germain-en-Laye and nicknamed Margot by her brothers, she was the daughter of Henri II and Catherine de' Medici.
Her sister, Elisabeth de Valois, became the third wife of King Philip II of Spain.
Marguerite died in Paris on May 27, 1615, and is buried in the Chapel of the Valois.
Margaret of Valois - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (253 words)
Margaret of Valois (14 May 1553 – 27 March 1615) (Marguerite de Valois, Princess of France, Duchesse de Valois) was the daughter of King Henri II of France and his wife, Catherine de' Medici.
Another Margaret of Valois (5 June 1523 - 14 September 1574) (Marguerite de Valois) was the sister of Henry II of France, the daughter of Francois I of France.
Her niece, Elisabeth of Valois (Isabella of Valois) married Philip II of Spain.
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