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.
after Sir Anthony van Dyck
photograph of painting, late 19th century (1632)