Maire de' Medici

Events

Marie de' Medici was born on in Florence, Italy

April 26, 1575

Marie de' Medici became consort to Henry IV of France

1598

Marie de' Medici married to Henry IV of France

December 17, 1600

Marie de Medici gave birth to Louis XIII

1601

Marie de' Medici gave birth to Elisabeth of France

November 22, 1602

Marie de' Medici gave birth to Henrietta Maria of France

November 25, 1609

Marie de' Medici Acted as Regent after Henry IV Death

1610

Henry IV death

1610

Marie de' Medici coronated as the Queen of France

May 13, 1610

Marie de Médicis commissioned the building of the Jardin du Luxembourg

1612

Marie de' Medici, guided by Concino, reversed the anti-Habsburg policy and the ‘Treaty of Bruzolo’

1615

Marie de Médicis commissioned the building of the Luxembourg Palace

1615

Arrest of Marie and her exile to the Château de Blois after Louis XIII gained power

1617

Marie de' Medici managed to escape confinement with the help of her third son, Gaston, Duke of Orléans

1619

Marie de' Medici masterminded a revolt along with Gaston but was easily overpowered by the forces of the King

1619

Reconciliation of Marie with Louis and she was permitted to take over a court at Angers

1620

Marie de' Medici ordered a series paintings by Peter Paul Rubens that reflected her life from birth till her reconciliation with Louis

1621

Marie de' Medici planned a coup, referred to as ‘Day of Dupes’ but was dramatically beaten and forced to flee to Compiègne

1630

Marie de' Medici she managed to escape to Brussels, to conspire against Richelieu

1631

Marie de' Medici went to Amsterdam

1638

Marie de' Medici died in Cologne, Geremany

July 3, 1642

Marie de' Medici was buried in the Basilica of St Denis’, Paris

August 1, 1642