Francis II of France

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Francis II of France

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

Birth[change | change source]

Francis was born in Fontainebleau, France, on September 12, 1494. His parents were Henry II of France and Catherine of Medici.

Marriage[change | change source]

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

Death[change | change source]

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.