As Jeanne III, Queen of (Lower) Navarre from 1555 through her death in 1572 / 1528 born as daughter of Marguerite d’Angoulême, raised by her uncle King Francis I at the French court / mother of Henry IV, later king of France / known for her moral severity and religious intransigence / 1560 conversion to Protestantis­m, likely under the influence of Beza / 1561 permitted Calvinism in her kingdom / 1567 invited Viret to preach the Reformation / encouraged the publication of Calvin’s Catechism and Marot’s Psalms in the Béarnese dialect / political leader of the French Protestant movement / author of memoirs and poems