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Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley (1545-1567), Second Consort of Mary, Queen of Scots

Sitter associated with 25 portraits
Henry Stewart, Lord Darnley, was the first cousin and second husband of Mary, Queen of Scots, and the father of her son James VI of Scotland. He had claims to both the Scottish and English thrones and became aware of his inheritance and status from an early age. He married Mary, Queen of Scots in 1565 and their son, James, was born the following year. Darnley was implicated in the murder of Mary's secretary David Riccio and was himself murdered within two years of their marriage.

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Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley

by Elkington & Co, cast by Domenico Brucciani, after Unknown artist
electrotype, 1873 (circa 1560-1565)
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D25092

Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley

printed and published by William Peake
line engraving, probably early 17th century
NPG D25092

D25093

Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley

by Jo. Hallbrock
line engraving, probably early 17th century
NPG D25093

D25094

Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley

printed and published by George Humble
line engraving, probably early 17th century
NPG D25094

D1301

Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley

after Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke)
line engraving, 17th century
NPG D1301

D31948

Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley

probably by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke), published by George Humble
line engraving, circa 1610-1627
NPG D31948

D1370

The Roiail Progenei of our Most Sacred King James

by Benjamin Wright, after Unknown artist
line engraving, published 1619
NPG D1370

D25096

Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley

after Unknown artist
line engraving, possibly mid 18th century
NPG D25096

D25091

Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley

by George Vertue, after Hans Eworth
line engraving, 1732
NPG D25091

D36705

Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley

by George Vertue, after Hans Eworth
line engraving, 1732
NPG D36705

D31901

The Memorial of Lord Darnley

by George Vertue, after Livinus de Vogelaare
line engraving, 1743 (1567-1568)
NPG D31901

D31902

The Memorial of Lord Darnley

by George Vertue, after Livinus de Vogelaare
line engraving, 1743 (1567-1568)
NPG D31902

D37299

The Memorial of Lord Darnley

by George Vertue, after Livinus de Vogelaare
line engraving, 1743 (1567-1568)
NPG D37299

D25097

Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley

by William Ridley
stipple engraving, probably early 19th century
NPG D25097

D25095

Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley

by Rivers
stipple engraving, published 1807
NPG D25095

D31822

Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley; Mary, Queen of Scots

by Robert Dunkarton, published by Samuel Woodburn, after Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke)
mezzotint, published 1816
NPG D31822

D31823

Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley; Mary, Queen of Scots

by Robert Dunkarton, published by Samuel Woodburn, after Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke)
mezzotint, published 1816
NPG D31823

D25050

Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley; Mary, Queen of Scots

by Robert Dunkarton, published by Samuel Woodburn, after Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke)
mezzotint, published 1816
NPG D25050

D34876

Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley; Mary, Queen of Scots

by Robert Dunkarton, published by Samuel Woodburn, after Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke)
mezzotint, published 1816
NPG D34876

D9708

Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley; Mary, Queen of Scots

by Robert Dunkarton, published by Samuel Woodburn, after Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke)
mezzotint, published 1816
NPG D9708

D31828

Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley

by Thomas Anthony Dean, published by Harding & Lepard, after Hans Eworth
stipple and line engraving, published 1826
NPG D31828

D42673

Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley

after Hans Eworth
hand-coloured photogravure, published 1902 (1555)
NPG D42673

D42674

Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley

after Hans Eworth
photogravure, published 1902 (1555)
NPG D42674

D42675

Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley

after Hans Eworth
photogravure, published 1902 (1555)
NPG D42675

D20253

Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley; Mary, Queen of Scots

by Robert Dunkarton, published by Samuel Woodburn, after Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke)
mezzotint, published 1816
NPG D20253

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