2 Catherine de' Medici(Queen of France (1547-1559))
Catherine de' Medici was an Italian noblewoman who played a key role in the political affairs of France during the rule of her sons, a period which came to be known as the age of Catherine de' Medici. Catherine is credited with saving the monarchy from deposition during the French Wars of Religion.
3 Eleanor of Aquitaine(Queen of France (1137-1152))
4 Mary Tudor, Queen of France(Queen)
5 Maria Theresa of Spain(Queen of France and Navarre (1660-1683))
6 Catherine of Valois(Queen Consort of England (1420-1422))
7 Isabella of France(Queen of England (1308-1327))
Isabella of France, also known as the She-Wolf of France, was the Queen of England as the wife of King Edward II. She was known for her diplomatic skills, intelligence, and beauty. Her marriage was a troubled one and she probably had an affair with Roger Mortimer. It is believed that Isabella then arranged the murder of Edward II.
8 Mary of Guise(Queen consort of Scotland (1538-42))
9 Marie de' Medici(Queen of France and Navarre (1600-10))
10 Marie Thérèse of France(Queen)
11 Margaret of Valois(Queen consort of Navarre (1572-1599), Queen consort of France (1589-1599))
12 Elisabeth of Valois(Queen of Spain)
13 Joséphine de Beauharnais(Empress of the French)
14 Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma(Empress Consort of the French)
Marie Louise was an Austrian archduchess who reigned as Duchess of Parma from 1814 until her death. The eldest child of Emperor Francis II of Austria and his second wife, Maria Theresa, she grew up during a tumultuous period in the history of Austria. She was married to Napoleon I from 1810 to 1821. She died of pleurisy in 1847.
15 Joan I of Navarre(Queen of Navarre (1274-1305))
Joan I of Navarre was the queen of Navarre from 1274 until her death in 1305, at the age of 32. She also became the queen consort of France in 1285 as she had married Philip IV of France who became King Philip IV on 5 October 1285. Joan is credited with founding the College of Navarre in 1305.
16 Claude of France(Queen)
17 Claude of France(French Princess)
18 Henrietta Maria of France(Queen of England, Scotland, and Ireland)
Daughter of Henry IV of France, Henrietta Maria, or Queen Mary, ruled England, Scotland, and Ireland as the queen after marrying King Charles I. Her open allegiance to Roman Catholicism prevented her from getting a formal coronation. She died of an overdose of laudanum to cure her of bronchitis.
19 Anne of Austria(Queen of France (1615-1643))
Spanish princess Anne of Austria was also an archduchess of the House of Habsburg. She later became the queen of France, as King Louis XIII’s wife, and also ruled as the regent for her son, Louis XIV. She is one of main characters in The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas.
20 Marie Leszczyńska(Queen)
21 Gisela of France(Princess)
22 Elizabeth Charlotte, Madame Palatine(German Princess)
23 Judith of Flanders(Queen)
24 Sophie of France(Princess of France)
25 Isabella of Angouleme(Queen)
26 Philippa Of Hainaut(Queen)
27 Yolande de Polastron(Duchess of Polignac)
28 Eleanor of Provence(Queen)
29 Hortense de Beauharnais(Queen)
30 Isabeau of Bavaria(Queen)
31 Anne of Brittany(Queen)
32 Blanche of Castile(Queen)
33 Isabella of Valois(Queen of England)
34 Eleanor of Austria(Queen consort)
35 Anne Marie DOrleans(Queen)
36 Caroline Bonaparte(Queen)
37 Madeleine of Valois(Princess)
38 Adela of Normandy(Daughter of William I the Conqueror)
39 Jeanne d'Albret(Queen)
40 Elisabeth of France(Queen)
41 Marie-Amélie de Bourbon(Queen)
The wife of French king Louis Philippe I, Marie-Amélie de Bourbon was the last queen of France. Least interested in politics, she spent most of her life raising her 8 children. She also shunned public life for fear of a new revolution after Louis Philippe became the king following the July Revolution.