Marie de’ Medici (english)

Maria de' Medici

Marie de Médicis (French pronunciation: [maʁi də medisis]) (26 April 1575 – 4 July 1642), Italian Maria de’ Medici, (Italian pronunciation: [maˈria de ˈmɛːditʃi]) was Queen consort of France, as the second wife of King Henry IV of France, of the House of Bourbon. She herself was a member of the wealthy and powerful House of Medici. Following the assassination of her husband in 1610, which occurred the day after her coronation, she acted as regent for her son, King Louis XIII of France, until he came of age.[1] She was noted for her ceaseless political intrigues at the French court and extensive artistic patronage.

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