Catherine Henriette de Balzac d'Entragues, Marquise de Verneuil (1579–1633) was the favourite mistress of Henry IV of France after Gabrielle d'Estrées died. She was the daughter of Charles Balzac d'Entragues and his wife Marie Touchet, who was formerly the sole mistress of Charles IX of France. odd-facts.blogspo...
North Italian School, late 16th Century Portrait of a lady, traditionally identified as Catherine Henriette de Balzac d'Entragues, Marquise de Vernueil,
Attributed to François Quesnel | 1543-1619 | Portrait of a Lady (Presumed to be Catherine-Henriette de Balzac d'Entragues, Marquise de Verneuil, Mistress of Henry IV, 1579-1633) | The Morgan Library & Museum
Catherine Henriette de Balzac d'Entragues (1579 - 1633). Mistress of Henri IV, and she had two children with him. He promised to marry her, but broke it and married Marie de Medici. She rebelled against him in 1608, but he forgave her.