Henry VIII,the Reign
Henry d’Albert King of Navarre
18 April 1503 – 25 May 1555
King of Navarre
12 February 1517 – 25 May 1555
Profile Henry d’Albert King of Navarre
Henry II nicknamed Sangüesino because he was born at Sangüesa, was the King of Navarre from 1517, although his kingdom had been reduced to a small territory north of the Pyrenees by the Spanish conquest of 1512. Henry succeeded his mother, Queen Catherine, upon her death. His father was her husband and co-ruler, King John III, who died in 1516.
In 1526, he married Margaret of Angoulême, sister of Francis I, who became known as Marguerite de Navarre and they had two children.
Jeanne III of Navarre (16 November 1528 – 9 June 1572), mother of Henry IV of France.
John (7 July 1530 – 25 December 1530)