Catherine de Medici Debate

Catherine's overeating

Catherine had a great love of food and it is noted that she ate extensively. She also had a love of rich foods, often she ate so much that she became ill. Historians believe that her overeating could have caused her death, as she was very healthy otherwise.

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Was she morbidly obese? If so did they find her attractive in those days?

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