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Catherine de Médicis

[katuh-reen duh mey-dee-sees] /katə rin də meɪ diˈsis/
noun
1.
(Caterina de' Medici) 1518–89, queen of Henry II of France (mother of Francis II, Charles IX, and Henry III).
Also, Catherine de' Medici
[kath-rin duh med-i-chee, mey-di-, dey, kath-er-in] /ˈkæθ rɪn də ˈmɛd ɪ tʃi, ˈmeɪ dɪ-, deɪ, ˈkæθ ər ɪn/ (Show IPA),
Catherine de Medici.
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Catherine de' Medici

noun
1.
1519–89, queen of Henry II of France; mother of Francis II, Charles IX, and Henry III of France; regent of France (1560–74). She was largely responsible for the massacre of Protestants on Saint Bartholomew's Day (1572)
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