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Catherine of Valois

  • Birth 27 Oct 1401 Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
  • Death 2 Jan 1437 London, City of London, Greater London, England
  • Burial Westminster, City of Westminster, Greater London, England
  • Plot Since 1878, in Henry V's chantry.
  • Memorial ID 8344315

English Monarch. Queen consort of King Henry V. The daughter of Charles VI the Wise of France and Isabelle of Bavaria, she married Henry as part of the settlement in the Treaty of Troyes. Theirs was a love match, and produced only one child, Henry. Following Henry V's sudden illness and death in 1422, she was exiled from court, suspicions falling on her due to her nationality. She turned to a Welsh nobleman, Sir Owen Tudor, and the two were secretly married. They had four children, their sons would be the founders of the Tudor dynasty. Catherine died in childbirth.

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  • Originally Created by: Kristen Conrad
  • Added: 2 Feb 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8344315
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Catherine of Valois (27 Oct 1401–2 Jan 1437), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8344315, citing Westminster Abbey, Westminster, City of Westminster, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .