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Francis II was born 19th January 1544 A.D. and died #onthisday 5th December, he was a King of France and from the house of Valois-Angouleme 1559-1660 A.D. He was even a King Consort of Scotland by marrying Mary, Queen of the Scots from 1558 A.D. until his death in 1660.AD.

He ascended the throne at the young age of fifteen years old, after when his father died Henry II, in 1559. His short-reign was dominated by politics and stirrings of Frances wars of religion. In the royal houses, not until the age of maturity which had been set at fourteen, but his mother Catherine de’ Medici,  trusted the reins of government to his wife’s side of the family from Houses of Guises who were supporters of the Catholics cause. they couldn’t help out the Catholics in Scotland against the progression of the Scottish Reformation.

 

 

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