13th Century “Castle of the White Queen”, Chantilly, France
Mary, Queen of Scots – by François Clouet – c.1559-1560. White mourning was the deepest form of mourning in medieval times and in later years among the queens of France. In this portrait, Mary Queen of Scots (who was once queen consort of France) wears white to mourn the death of King Francis II.
Château de Belcastel is a medieval castle in the village of Belcastel, Aveyron, France