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 Elisabeth de Valois

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Elisabeth de Valois

  • Birth 2 Apr 1545 Fontainebleau, Departement de Seine-et-Marne, Île-de-France, France
  • Death 3 Oct 1568 Aranjuez, Provincia de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
  • Burial Madrid, Provincia de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
  • Memorial ID 8857609

Queen of Spain, third wife of Felipe II. Daughter of Henry II of France. Originally intended to wed Don Carlos, son of Felipe, but was married to Felipe himself in 1559. The unfounded legend of a tragic love between Elizabeth and Carlos is often found in literature, notably in Schiller’s Don Carlos.

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Elisabeth de Valois (2 Apr 1545–3 Oct 1568), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8857609, citing Real Sitio de San Lorenzo El Escorial, Madrid, Provincia de Madrid, Madrid, Spain ; Maintained by Find A Grave .