Joan II, Countess of Burgundy (French: Jeanne de Bourgogne) (15 January 1292 – 21 January 1330), also known Joan II, Countess Palatine of Burgundy, was the eldest daughter of Otto IV, Count of Burgundy, and his wife Mahaut, Countess of Artois. She was married to Philip V of France, the second son of King Philip IV of France, in 1307.
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Mary Stuart ~ Beautiful & charming, with no judgment. ~ Popularly known as Mary, Queen of Scots, her tragic life has made her one of the best-known women of her time. She ruled Scotland for 25 tumultuous years, ending in 1567. Fleeing Prot. Scotland, Mary only found confinement in England. Under the laws of succession, Mary was next in line to the English throne after her sister, Queen Elizabeth I, who was childless. To Catholics, Elizabeth was illegitimate and Mary was the true heir. (cont...)