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Encyclopedia > Margaret of Scotland (Dauphine of France)

Margaret of Scotland (1424, Perth, Scotland, Perthshire, Scotland - August 16, 1445, Chalons Surmarne, Marne, France )was a Princess of the Kingdom of Scotland and Dauphine of France by her marriage to the future Louis XI of France. Events August 17 - Battle of Verneuil - An English force under John, Duke of Bedford defeats a larger French army under the Duke of Alençon, John Stuart, and Earl Archibald of Douglas. ... The Royal Burgh of Perth (Peairt in Scottish Gaelic) is a large burgh in central Scotland. ... Perthshire (Siorrachd Pheairt in Gaelic) is a traditional county in central Scotland, which extends from Strathmore in the east, to the Pass of Drumochter in the north, Rannoch Moor and Ben Lui in the west, and Aberfoyle in the south. ... Royal motto: Nemo me impune lacessit (English: No one provokes me with impunity) Scotlands location within the United Kingdom Languages English, Gaelic, Scots Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow First Minister Jack McConnell Area - Total - % water Ranked 2nd UK 78,782 km² 1. ... August 16 is the 228th day of the year (229th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Events Discovery of Senegal and Cape Verde by Dinas Diaz Births March 1 - Sandro Botticelli, Italian painter (died 1510) March 16 - Johann Geiler von Kaisersberg, Swiss-born preacher (died 1510) Albert Brudzewski, Polish astronomer (died 1497) Nicolas Chuquet, French mathematician Deaths June 5 - Leonel Power, English composer June 11 - Henry... Κ Marne is a region in France. ... Royal motto: Nemo me impune lacessit (Latin: No one provokes me with impunity) Capital Edinburgh Government Monarchy Head of State King of Scots Parliament Parliament of Scotland Currency Pound Scots This article is about the historical state called the Kingdom of Scotland (843-1707). ... Louis XI the Giver (French: Louis XI le Donner) (July 3, 1423 – August 30, 1483), also informally nicknamed luniverselle aragne (old French for universal spider), was King of France (1461–1483). ...

She was born to James I of Scotland and Joan Beaufort, Queen of Scotland. Joan was a daughter of John Beaufort, 1st Earl of Somerset and Margaret Holland. Somerset was a son John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster and Katherine Swynford. John of Gaunt was in turn the third son of Edward III of England and Philippa of Hainault. James I (December 10, 1394 – February 21, 1437) reigned as king of Scotland from April 4, 1406 until February 21, 1437. ... Joan Beaufort (c. ... John Beaufort, 1st Earl of Somerset (c. ... Margaret Holland (1385 - 30 Dec 1429) was the daughter of Thomas Holland, 2nd Earl of Kent, who was the son of Joan the Fair Maid of Kent, (wife of Edward the Black Prince and mother of Richard II of England) and grandson of Edward I of England. ... John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster (June 24, 1340 – February 3, 1399) was the third surviving son of King Edward III of England and Philippa of Hainault. ... Coat of arms designed for Katherine Swynford: three gold Catherine wheels (roet means wheel) on a red background. ... Edward III (13 November 1312 – 21 June 1377) was one of the most successful English kings of medieval times. ... Philippa of Hainault Philippa of Hainault (~1314 - August 15, 1369) was the Queen consort of Edward III of England. ...

Margaret was the eldest child of her parents and an older sister to James II of Scotland. James II of Scotland (October 16, 1430 – August 3, 1460) was king of Scotland from 1437 to 1460. ...

She married the Dauphin Louis on June 24 of 1436 in Tours, France. Margaret was lovely, gracious and very beautiful ("a very lovely face" says the compiler of the Book of Pluscarden, "facie venusta valde"), with certain ability to poesies and rimes (no single of her compositions survided destruction from her husband after her death). She was also superficial and very interested in court's social and gallant life. She was a favorite of her father-in-law Charles VII of France and popular among the court people. It is said too that she wore strongly tied corset because of her fear of pregnancies. Margaret is also famous for being kissed or almost kissed by poet Alain Chartier while asleep in her own rooms (another variant of this legend has to Anne of Brittany as its protagonist). June 24 is the 175th day of the year (176th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 190 days remaining. ... Events April - Paris is recaptured by the French End of the Hussite Wars in Bohemia. ... Location within France Tours Cathedral: 15th century Flamboyante Gothic west front with Renaissance pinnacles, 1547 Tours Cathedral. ... Charles VII the Victorious, a. ... It has been suggested that Waist cincher be merged into this article or section. ... Alain Chartier (c. ... Picture of the statue of Anne of Britanny located near the castle in Nantes, France Anne of Brittany (January 25, 1477 – January 9, 1514) was also known as Anna of Brittany and Anne de Bretagne. ...

She had a strained relationship with her husband, the future king of France, mainly because of Louis' hatred of his father. Charles VII ordered the marriage, and Margaret frequently supported the king against her husband. Look up king in Wiktionary, the free dictionary A king may be: A male monarch, or head of state Germanic king for the origins of the word king and for the traditional kings of Germanic countries High king or King of Kings King (chess), the most important piece in the...

She died childless in 1445. Her last words are supposed to be: Fi de la vie! qu'on ne m'en parle plus. She was buried November 16, 1479 in St Laon Abbey, Thouars, Deux-Sevres, France. After her death, her husband married Charlotte of Savoy, mother of Charles VIII of France. Louis IX is buried in Notre Dame de Clery, Orleans next to Charlotte of Savoy. November 16 is the 320th day of the year (321st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 45 days remaining. ... Events January 20 - Ferdinand II ascends the throne of Aragon and rules together with his wife Isabella, queen of Castile over most of the Iberian peninsula. ... Thouars is a commune of France, situated in the département of Deux-Sèvres in the region of Poitou-Charentes. ... Deux-Sèvres is a French département. ... Charles VIII the Affable (French: Charles VIII lAffable) (June 30, 1470 – April 7, 1498) was King of France from 1483 to his death. ... This article is about Orléans, France; for other meanings see Orleans (disambiguation). ...



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