Who married Mary of Guise?

James V of Scotland married Mary of Guise .

Mary of Guise

Mary of Guise

Mary of Guise (French: Marie de Guise; 22 November 1515 – 11 June 1560), also called Mary of Lorraine, ruled Scotland as regent from 1554 until her death. A noblewoman from the Lotharingian House of Guise, which played a prominent role in 16th-century French politics, Mary became queen consort upon her marriage to King James V of Scotland in 1538. Her infant daughter, Mary, ascended the throne when James died in 1542. Mary of Guise's main goal as regent was a close alliance between the powerful French Catholic nation and smaller Scotland, which she wanted to be Catholic and independent of England. She was ultimately unable to prevent the Protestant Reformation in Scotland, which after her death left her daughter in a precarious position.

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James V of Scotland

James V of Scotland

James V (10 April 1512 – 14 December 1542) was King of Scotland from 9 September 1513 until his death, which followed the Scottish defeat at the Battle of Solway Moss. His only surviving legitimate child, Mary, Queen of Scots, succeeded him when she was just six days old.

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Mary of Guise

Mary of Guise
 
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Louis II d'Orléans, Duke of Longueville

Louis II d'Orléans, duc de Longueville and comte de Dunois (1510 – 9 June 1537) was a French aristocrat and the first husband of Mary of Guise, who later became queen consort of Scotland. He was the second son of Louis I d'Orléans, duc de Longueville by his wife Jeanne of Hochberg, and succeeded his brother Claude when the latter died in 1524.

He married Mary of Guise on 4 August 1534 at the Château du Louvre. During their brief marriage, the couple had two children:

  • François, born 30 October 1535, who would later succeed to the dukedom
  • Louis, a posthumous child born 4 August 1537, who died four months later.

Louis died at Rouen on 9 June 1537, Mary would later marry James V of Scotland.

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Father of Mary of Guise and his spouses:

Mother of Mary of Guise and her spouses: