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Prince Louis (de Valois) and his twin sisters, Victoire and Jeanne.  Jeanne and Victoire were the last children born to Henri II and Catherine de Medicis. Joan died before birth, Victoire lived a month.  Prince Louis died at the age of just under 2.  Illustration from Livre d'heures de Catherine de Medicis

Prince Louis and Princesses Victoire and Joan. The three children of Henry II and Catherine de Medici who died in infancy.

Interesting reading about Claude de France (1499-1524), her daughters (Charlotte, Madeleine and Marguerite), her sister Renée and Eleonore of Habsbourg, in Livre d'heures de Catherine de Medicis.

Claude of France surrounded by her daughters (Charlotte, Madeleine and Marguerite), her sister Renée (or her deceased older daughter Louise) and her husband's second wife Eleanor of Austria, in the Livre d'heures de Catherine de Medicis,

Catherine de' Medici, daughter of Lorenzo II de' Medici and of Madeleine de La Tour d'Auvergne, was a Franco/Italian noblewoman who was Queen consort of France from 1547 until 1559, as the wife of King Henry II of France.  Born: April 13, 1519, Florence  Died: January 5, 1589, Château de Blois  Spouse: Henry II of France (m. 1533)  Children: Charles IX of France, Henry III of France,  Parents: Lorenzo II, Duke of Urbino, Madeleine de la Tour d'Auvergne.  Wikipedia

Catherine de Medici, daughter of Lorenzo II de Medici and Madeleine de La Tour d'Auvergne, was a Franco-Italian noblewoman who was Queen consort of France from 1547 until as the wife of Henri II of France.

W. Humphrey after J. R. Smith 1772 Hand-coloured mezzotint

1772 A young woman shown three-quarters length seated to right, Looks like she is wearing a late gown Volente. an century staple seen more in the and she holding a swaddled cat on her lap spooning milk to it Hand-coloured mezzotint, British Museum

Louis de France (3 February 1549 – 24 October 1550), also known as Louis III, Duke of Orléans was the second son and fourth child of Henry II (31 March 1519 – 10 July 1559), King of France and his wife, Catherine de' Medici, daughter of Lorenzo II de' Medici, Duke of Urbino and his wife Madeleine de La Tour d'Auvergne. He died aged 1 year and 8 months.

Louis Duke of Orléans Reign 3 February 1549 – 24 October 1550 Predecessor Charles II Successor Charles III House House of Valois-Angoulême Father Henry II of France Mother Catherine de' Medici Born 3 February 1549 Fontainebleau, Paris Died October 1550

The famous portrait of Prince Edward (later King Edward VI) in Washington DC's National Gallery of Art.

Portrait of Edward, Prince of Wales (c. Hans Holbein (the Younger). Edward VI king of England and Ireland from 1547 to was King Henry VIII's only legitimate son; his mother, Henry's third wife, Jane Seymour, died 12 days after his birth.

Victoria Alexandrina di Hannover (Kensington Palace, 24 maggio 1819 - Isola di Wight, 22 gennaio 1901) fu Regina di Gran Bretagna e Irlanda ...

La regina Vittoria e l'Impero Britannico

MARGUERITE DE VALOIS (1553-1615) - Queen of Navarre 1572 and Queen of France 1589 - married to HENRI IV DE BOURBON - daughter of HENRI II DE VALOIS & CATHERINE DE MEDICI

Marguerite de Valois ~ child of Henri II de Valois & Catherine de' Medici

Portrait of Anna Maria Louisa De' Medici (1667-1743), Half Length, in a Brown Dress By Jacob Ferdinand Voet

Portrait of Anna Maria Louisa De' Medici Half Length, in a Brown Dress By Jacob Ferdinand Voet another bodice idea

"Esotericism and Politics: the Hidden Structure in History" - on Hubpages.  Paolo Rumor in his book "L'altra Europa" unveils the "advisory level" of the longstanding, hidden Structure that has been driving, covertly, the history of Europe.

Esotericism and Politics: the Hidden Structure in History

Photo of French General Charles DeGaulle leader of free French forces during and later President of France.

Marie Antoinette (1755-93) after Vigee-Lebrun by Louise Campbell Clay

Marie Antoinette (1755-93) after Vigee-Lebrun

Artist Inspired Project - Art Mash: Artist Pages - Use for students to write about famous French artists

Artist Inspired Project - Art Mash: Artist Pages - Use for students to write about famous French artists - High School Art Education

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