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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.

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Henrietta Maria

by Thomas Wright, after William Derby, published by Harding & Lepard, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
stipple engraving, published 1828
NPG D32076


Henrietta Maria

by Ferdinand Jean de la Ferté Joubert, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
line engraving, mid 19th century
NPG D26404


King Charles I; Henrietta Maria; King Charles II; Mary, Princess of Orange

after Sir Anthony van Dyck
photograph of painting, late 19th century (1632)
NPG D32112


The Stuart Dynasty

after Francis Poyntz
albumen print, circa 1887 (1670s)
NPG D32077


Henrietta Maria

after Jérôme David (Hieronymus David)
photogravure, published 1902 (circa 1625-1650)
NPG D42685


Henrietta Maria

published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
mezzotint, circa 1684 (1632)
NPG D19575