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Henrietta Maria (1609-1669), Queen of Charles I

Sitter associated with 86 portraits
The youngest daughter of Henry IV of France and Marie de MediciI, Henrietta Maria married Charles I in 1625, her Catholicism alienated many of her English subjects. She gave strong, loving support to Charles I during his troubles, and practical assistance during the Civil War by personally bringing munitions from France, and pawning her jewellery to raise funds.