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Francis II of France



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Francis II was a King of France from 1559 to 1560. He was also King consort of Scotland as a result of his willing marriage to Mary, Queen of Scots, from 1558 until his death in 1560. Francis was the eleventh king from the House of Valois, the fourth from the Valois-Orléans branch, and the third from the Valois-Orléans-Angoulême branch.
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  • Personal 

  • Childhood and education (1544–1559) 

  • Becoming king 

  • Catholic-Protestant religious strife 

  • Unpopularity of the Guise government 

  • Amboise conspiracy 

  • Conciliation policy 

  • Countryside revolt 

  • Foreign policy 

  • Loss of Scotland 

  • Death 

  • Titles and arms 

  • Portrayals