1519–89, queen of Henry II of France; mother of Francis II, Charles IX, and Henry III of France; regent of France (1560–74). She was largely responsible for the massacre of Protestants on Saint Bartholomew's Day (1572)
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How to use Catherine de' Medici in a sentence
His next novel, The Confessions of Catherine de Medici will be published in 2010.
I also saw some allegorical wood-carving of the time of Catherine de Medici, who built the Tuileries.Memoirs of the Duchesse de Dino v.1/3, 1831-1835 | Dorothy Duchesse de Dino
Catherine de Medici entered as the king fired his last shot.The World's Greatest Books, Vol III | Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton, Eds.
In that, she bore a certain resemblance to Catherine de Medici.Winged Wheels in France | Michael Myers Shoemaker
Three hundred years ago the palace was commenced by Catherine de Medici.
Catherine de Medici and Robespierre slinking away, poor, guilty things, into the pale twilight of the Dawn!Marse Henry (Vol. 2) | Henry Watterson