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Catherine of Valois

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Medieval Queens and Princesses - Catherine of Valois 

  • Name and/or Title: Catherine of Valois
  • Married: Henry V of England (1387 1422)
  • Close family connections or relatives: Catherine of Valois was the daughter of King Charles VI of France and Isabeau de Baviere
  • Title: Queen consort of England from 1420 till 1422

  • Lifetime: This famous woman lived from 1401-1437
  • Famous children: King Henry VI
  • Facts about her life: Catherine of Valois was treated with suspicion by the court because of her French origin. She was exiled from court when her husband the King died. Catherine of Valois secretly married a Welsh courtier called Owen Tudor after the death of King Henry V - they became the grand parents of King Henry VII of England
  • Important historical events during her life: The English victory at the Battle of Agincourt
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