Archives de Tag: 1539

February 22, 1540 : Scotland has a new Queen

Scotland, summer of 1537. Much sorrow had followed the arrival of Madeleine of Valois, a young and beautiful princess, daughter of Francis I, king of France. In January this same year, she had become wife of James Stuart, fifth of the name and king of Scots, in a joyous celebration in Notre Dame cathedral in Paris. The […]