Elizabeth of Austria, Queen of France

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It had never even occurred to me that Charles IX had ever been married but of course he was. His bride was the virtuous daughter of the Holy Roman Emperor, Maximilian II. To quote: With her flawless white skin, long blond hair and perfect physique, she was considered one of the great beauties of the era. . . .

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