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  • Collection: Queen Margot (La Reine Margot, 1994)

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The film Queen Margot (La Reine Margot) released in 1994, tells the story of Margot of France, a Catholic princess who is forced into marriage with the Protestant Henry of Navarre as a type of peace treaty between France and Navarre during the…

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In this scene, the Protestant La Môle desperately tries to escape from the Catholics during the violent Saint Bartholomew's Day Massacre. He eventually finds shelter in the room and the arms of Margot, the Queen of Navarre, with whom he anonymously…

Marguerite of Valois lived to the age of 63, and in the final decade of her life she wrote memoirs recounting her life since infancy. Since the anti-Valois propaganda that gave rise to the legend of “La Reine Margot” began to circle widely during her…

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This painting is from 1862, made nearly 300 years after the lives of its subjects. The painting includes Marguerite of Valois, Henri of Navarre, Catherine de Medici, and King Charles IX. The scene is of the wedding of Marguerite and Henri at the…

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This illuminated manuscript folium, found in Catherine de Medici’s Book of Hours, or personal prayer book, shows her daughter Marguerite of Valois with her husband Henri of Navarre. The work dates from the early years of their marriage between 1572…

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This painting of the Saint Bartholomew’s Massacre dates from sometime between 1572, the year of the massacre, and 1584, the artist’s death. The painting shows the chaos of the scene with numerous vignettes of violence, murder, and death. The body of…
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