Posted By claire on April 24, 2011
On this day in history, Mary Queen of Scots married Francis, the Dauphin of France, at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. Mary was 15 and Francis was 14.
Francis became King Consort of Scotland at the marriage and then he became King of France and Mary Queen Consort of France on the death of Francis’s father, Henry II, in July 1559. Unfortunately, Francis’s reign only lasted17 months as he died in December 1560 from an abscess in the brain caused by an ear infection.
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