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Catherine de Medici was the queen of France in the sixteenth century. She ruled alongside her husband whose name was Henry. Henry didn't love Catherine but loved another lady who was thought to be the most beautiful in France. He paid her for sexual favors. Catherine de Medici brought Italian herbs and food to France, and French cooking was based on that.
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