Francis II of France

King of France (1544-1560)

Francis II of France (January 19, 1544 – December 5, 1560) was a King of France and a member of the House of Valois.

Francis II of France

Birth Edit

Francis was born in Fontainebleau, France, on January 19, 1544. His parents were Henry II of France and Catherine of Medici.

Marriage Edit

Francis was married to Mary, Queen of Scots, on April 24, 1558. They had no children.

Death Edit

Francis died in Orleans, France, on December 5, 1560 because of an ear infection. He is buried in the Saint Denis Basilica, next to King Charles IX of France.

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