Karl Mack von Leibrich lost the Battle of Ulm in 1805, but the Holy Roman Emperor Francis II lost the war almost a decade before that.
None of our senior leaders want to be Karl Mack or the Holy Roman Emperor Francis II.
Which queen in her own right was also married to Francis II
The small portrait of Mary after her return to Scotland following the death of her first husband King Francis II
of France, was thought to have been painted in the 18th century.
She was married to the dauphin and, when he became king as Francis II
, Mary, at the age of sixteen, was queen of two countries and, notionally, of England also, since her supporters claimed that, as a descendant of Henry VII's elder daughter, she had more right to the throne than Elizabeth.
Brantome, for example, tells us that when Francis II
died in 1560, Mary Stuart herself wrote the song "En mon triste et doux chant" owing to her extreme pain and sadness (75-77).
The Guise family acquired great political influence upon the accession (1559) of Francis II
, who had married Mary, Queen of Scots, granddaughter of Claude, first duke of Guise.
Death of Francis II
of France (Dec) and accession of his ten-year-old brother Charles IX.
These variants, in more complex guise, were explored in such French monuments as that of Charles VIII (now destroyed) by Guido Mazzoni of 1498, of Francis II
of Brittany and Marguerite de Foix of 1499 (fig.
After the conquest of Sicily, he crossed to the mainland and drove Francis II
died in December 1560 and was succeeded by his brother Charles IX (r.
She liked to be called the `Mother of the Country' (Landesmutter), a title which by the time of her grandson, the young `Landesvater' Francis II
, had become a shorthand for the Habsburg claim to power, a formula as symbolically potent as the string of medieval titles, like the King of Jerusalem, had once been.