Francis II of France (January 19, 1544 – December 5, 1560) was a King of France and a member of the House of Valois.
Francis was born in Fontainebleau, France, on January 19, 1544 . His parents were Henry II of France and Catherine of Medici.
Francis was married to Mary, Queen of Scots, on April 24, 1558. They had no children.
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.
Scottish royal consorts
- Gruoch (c. 1040 – 1057)
- Ingibiorg Finnsdottir (1058–1069)
- Margaret of Wessex (1070–1093)
- Ethelreda of Northumbria (1093–1094)
- Sybilla of Normandy (1107–1122)
- Maud of Northumbria (1124–1130)
- Ermengarde de Beaumont (1186–1214)
- Joan of England (1221–1238)
- Marie de Coucy (1239–1249)
- Margaret of England (1251–1275)
- Yolande de Dreux (1285–1286)
- Elizabeth de Burgh (1306–1327)
- Joan of The Tower (1329–1362)
- Margaret Drummond (1364–1369)
- Euphemia de Ross (1371–1386)
- Anabella Drummond (1390–1401)
- Joan Beaufort (1424–1437)
- Mary of Guelders (1449–1460)
- Margaret of Denmark (1469–1486)
- Margaret Tudor (1503–1513)
- Madeleine of Valois (1537)
- Mary of Guise (1538–1542)
- Francis II of France (1558–1560)
- Henry, Duke of Albany (1565–1567)
- James, Earl of Bothwell (1567)
- Anne of Denmark (1589–1619)
- Henrietta Maria of France (1625–1649)
- Catherine of Braganza (1662–1685)
- Mary of Modena (1685–1688)
- George, Duke of Cumberland (1702–1707)
Images for kids
Coinage under Francis II, with the bust of his father Henri II
Francis of Lorraine, Duke of Guise. Pencil portrait by François Clouet.
Portrait of Catherine de Médicis
Francis II died in Orléans, at the hôtel Groslot.