Biography of Margaret of Austria


Margaret of Austria. Born in 1480. Daughter of the Emperor Maximilian and Mary of Burgundy. Married first John of Castile, and secondly Philibert of Savoy. Was made governor of the Low Countries in 1507, and negotiated both the League of Cambrai, 1508, and the "Paix des Dames," 1529. Died 1530.