Catherine (Katherine) of Valois Oct 27 1401 - Jan 3, 1437. Daughter, Wife, Mother, Grandmother, and Sister-in-law of Kings: Queen and sister of a Queen. Marriage of Henry V and Catherine of Valois 1420: image c1850 Joseph Kronheim. Wife of Henry V of England, mother of Henry VI, grandmother of Henry VII the first Tudor king, the youngest daughter of King Charles VI of France and Isabeau of Bavaria. Catherine's older sister Isabella was queen of England 1396-99, as the child bride of Richard…
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Undressed funeral effigy of Catherine de Valois, Queen of England. Henry V's queen died in 1437. Her grandson King Henry VII made major alterations to Westminster Abbey, which involved moving her embalmed body. She was placed in a crude coffin constructed of flimsy boards, and was left above ground. Catherine remained a public spectacle in the Abbey for over 200 years.
Isabeau of Bavaria (aka "Isabella"), seen on the right, was the mother of Catherine of Valois, grandmother to Henry VI and Edmund Tudor, great grandmother to Henry VII, and great-great grandmother to Henry VIII. She was married to Charles VI ("The Mad") of France.