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Mary of Burgundy
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Mary, Sovereign Duchess of Burgundy, was outlived by her husband Emperor Maximilian I of Habsburg.
Perhaps the record is mixed, then, on queens regnant who predeceased their husbands or who were widowed.
Mary Queen of Scots was survived by James Earl of Bothwell.
Charlotte of Lusignan, Queen of Cyprus, was survived by her 2nd husband, Louis of Savoy.
That reminds me: I forgot the earlier Mary of England -- who married as his second wife her kinsman, King Philip II of Spain. She died of smallpox in 1558, and was survived many years by her husband, who went on to marry two more times.
William and Mary.
I know that there have been plenty of queens CONSORTS in history whose husbands survived them. Most married queens regnant, however, seem to have become widows -- the most recent examples being Beatrix of the Netherlands, Margrethe II of Denmark, and Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom.
However, there have been exceptions: Isabel I of Castile, Maria II of Portugal, and Juliana of the Netherlands were all outlived by their husbands. Have there been additional examples?
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