Francis II of France
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Francis II of France

King of France
Male
Born Jan 19, 1544
Hometown Château de Fontai...
Died Dec 5, 1560
Death Place Orléans

Francis II was aged 15 when he succeeded to the throne of France after the accidental death of his father, King Henry II, in 1559. He reigned for 18 months before he died in December 1560. He was also King consort of Scotland (1558–1560) as the husband of Queen Mary I. He was born at the Royal Chateau at Fontainebleau, the son of Henry II, King of France (31 March 1519 – 10 July 1559) and Catherine de' Medici (13 April 1519 – 5 January 1589).… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1544 Birth Born on January 19, 1544.

TEENAGE

1560 17 Years Old …  After only 17 months on the throne, Francis II died on 5 December 1560 in Orléans, Loiret, from an ear condition. … Read More
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