, Henry II King of France 1
- Born: 31 March 1519
- Partnership (1): STEWART, Janet 'La Belle Ecossaise' 1
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Henry had a relationship with Janet STEWART 'La Belle Ecossaise', daughter of James IV STEWART King of Scots and Agnes STEWART Countess of Bothwell.1 (Janet STEWART 'La Belle Ecossaise' was born on 17 July 1502 in Edinburgh, Scotland and died by 1564 2.)
"King James IV. had several illegitimate children ......
5. Janet Stewart (daughter of Isabella Stewart, daughter of James, Earl of Buchan). She was married to Malcolm, third Lord Fleming. She was in 1551 mistress of Henry II., King of France, by whom she had a son, Henry, 'le Batard d'Angouleme, abbe,
poete et capitaine, un des meurtriers de Saint Barthelemy.' " (pages 22 and 23)
from Scots Peerage (vol 1)
referring to Scots Peerage, volume 1:
"p. 22, 1. 3 from foot, for 'Isabella' read ' Agnes.' "
"p. 22, 1. 2 from foot, after 'Buchan,' add 'afterwards Countess of Bothwell (see charter cited in Geneaologist, N.S., viii. 185, 186).' "
from Scots Peerage (vol 9 Addenda et Corrigenda)
"She (Janet Stewart) thereafter became mistress of Henry II.. King of France, to whom she had a son, Harry de Valois, 'le Batard d'Angouleme,' returned to Scotland in 1555, resided at Boghall, and died after 1560 and before 1564."
from Scots Peerage (vol 8) 1 2 3