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Catherine de' Medici

Line breaks: Cath|er¦ine de’ Med¦ici

Definition of Catherine de' Medici in English:

( 1519–89), queen of France, wife of Henry II. She ruled as regent (1560–74) during the minority reigns of her three sons, Francis II, Charles IX, and Henry III, and it was at her instigation that Huguenots were killed in the Massacre of St Bartholomew (1572).

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