Catherine de Valois

Catherine de Valois
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Catherine of Valois (27 October 1401 – 3 January 1437) was the Queen consort of England from 1420 until 1422. Catherine's older sister, Isabella of Valois, was Queen consort of England from 1396 – 1399, as the child bride of King Richard II of England.

Early on her life had been a discussion of marrying her to the son of Henry IV, but the King died before negotiations could begin. The new king, Henry V, also proposed the match, but demanded a large dowry and acknowledgement of his right to the throne of France.

Henry V went to war with France and even after the English victory at Agincourt, plans for the marriage continued. Catherine was said to be very attractive and when Henry finally met her at Meulan he became enamored. In May 1420, a peace treaty was made between England and France and Charles acknowledged Henry of England as his heir. Catherine and Henry were married at the parish Church of St. John.

When her husband died, 18 months after the wedding, she was pregnant with their so,…more
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