There’s a lot we do and don’t know for sure about the lives of the Medicis in Medieval Florence. Thank you Serena! She certainly seems to be one of the worst in history! It intensifies in Episode 7, and by Episode 8, he’s dying of whatever ailment has stricken his legs.

So maybe it was gout? Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Henri Guise had another strike against him in Catherine's book: he was, obviously, not Marguerite's husband so when Catherine and her son, Charles, caught Marguerite in bed with Henri, they immediately started beating her. Catherine de Medici was born on April 19, 1519 in Florence, Italy into the very infamous Medici family that ruled Florence with brute political power off and on between the 1200’s to 1743. When Catherine's cousin and benefactor, Pope Clement VII, went about trying to arrange a match for her, he knew he was going to have a tough time attracting the kind of mate that would help restore the Medici name. had artists draw pictures of the event and sent them to all the greatly were the people impressed by the ballet, described by

But Catherine hadn’t loosened her grip on the throne of France yet, not even in her grave. She asked to see a priest and welcomed the sight of a young priest who administered her the last rights. Catherine detested the daughter-in-law who didn’t know her place, so as soon as Francis shuffled off, Catherine gave Mary a one-way ticket back to Scotland. Historians can continue to debate her political merits and contributions to the arts during her reign,  but as a therapist,  I find her personality and behaviour extremely warped  and  pathologic.

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So lets go with gangrene, and stay inside. Her full name was Caterina Maria Romola di Lorenzo de’ Medici.

In October 1533 in Marseilles, she married the French Prince Henry, who was second in line to the throne in France at the time. Catherine de Medici, who was married to King Henri II, was indeed one of the most shadowy and diabolic queens of France. They also solidified Catherine's reputation as one heck of a hostess. Again, some recent historians have said, she only meant to kill a” few” of the major protestant leaders, with the others murdered by the crowd’s furor. Catherine was born Florence, Italy on 13 April 1519.

One can easily blame her narcissism, lack of maternal skills and obviously pent-up anger and resentment on her orphaned childhood, but I have known others who despite their own painful childhoods went on to be kind parents towards their offspring and decent citizens. This story has been shared 23,561 times.