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File:Francois Second Mary Stuart.jpg


Artist Unknown
English: King Frances II. of France and his wife Mary Stuart, Queen of France and Queen of Scotland, Francois II & Mary Stewart, Queen of Scotland, his wife
Date circa 1558
Source/Photographer From Catherine de' Medici's Book of Hours


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