Francesco I de' Medici, Grand Duke o Tuscany

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Francesco I de' Medici
Francesco I de Medici.jpg
Francesco bi Bronzino.
Grand Duke o Tuscany
Ring21 Aprile 1574 – 17 October 1587
PredecessorCosimo I
SuccessorFerdinando I
Born25 March 1541
Palazzo Pitti, Florence
Dee'd19 October 1587(1587-10-19) (aged 46)
Medici Villa, Poggio a Caiano, Tuscany
BuirialBasilica o San Lorenzo, Florence, Tuscany
SpouseJoanna o Austrick
Bianca Cappello
IssueEleonora, Duchess o Mantua
Anna de' Medici
Maria, Queen o Fraunce
Filippo, Grand Prince o Tuscany
HooseMedici
FaitherCosimo I
MitherEleanor o Toledo
ReleegionRoman Catholicism


Mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

Grand Duke Francesco I o Tuscany mairit Joanna o Austrick 18 December 1565 in Florence. Joanna wis a daughter o Ferdinand I, Haly Roman Emperor an neice o Charles V, Haly Roman Emperor. They haed seven childer together. In Aprile 1578, Joanna – heavily pregnant with her eighth child – fell from the stairs in the Palazzo Pitti in Florence. Some hours later, she prematurely gave birth tae a son, who died immediately. She died the next day on 11 Aprile. Grand Duke Francesco subsequently mairit his mistress, Bianca Cappello, making her grand duchess.



Childer[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Eleonora de' Medici (28 Februar 1567 – 9 September 1611), who mairit Vincenzo Gonzaga, Duke o Mantua an haed childer.
  2. Romola de' Medici (20 November 1568 – 2 December 1568)
  3. Anna de' Medici (31 December 1569 – 19 Februar 1584)
  4. Isabella de' Medici (30 September 1571 – 8 August 1572)
  5. Lucrezia de' Medici (7 November 1572 – 14 August 1574)
  6. Maria de' Medici 26 Aprile 1575 – 3 Julie 1642) mairit Keeng Henri IV o Fraunce an haed childer.
  7. Filippo de' Medici, Grand Prince o Tuscany (20 Mey 1577 – 29 Mairch 1582)


Teetles an styles[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • 25 Mairch 1541 – 21 Aprile 1574 His Highness The Grand Prince o Tuscany.
  • 21 Aprile 1574 – 17 October 1587 His Highness The Grand Duke o Tuscany.