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Madeleine of France (1520–1537)

Madeleine of France (1520–1537)

French princess. Name variations: Madeleine Valois; Madeleine de France; Magdelaine de France. Born Aug 10, 1520, in St. Germain-en-Laye, near Paris, France; died at age 17 at Holyrood, Edinburgh, Scotland, July 7, 1537; interred at Holyrood; elder dau. of Francis I, king of France (r. 1515–1547), and Claude de France (1499–1524); m. James V (1512–1542), king of Scots (r. 1513–1542), Jan 1, 1537, at Notre Dame, Paris, France.

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