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Queen Mary I (1516-1558), Reigned 1553-8; daughter of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon

Sitter associated with 49 portraits
The daughter of Henry VIII and Katherine of Aragon, Mary fell from favour during her parents' divorce and was declared illegitimate. By 1544 she was reinstated in the order of succession to the throne. On the death of her half brother Edward VI she inherited the throne, and as a fervent Roman Catholic, re-introduced the old religion. Yet her marriage to Philip II of Spain and persecution of Protestants contributed to her unpopularity. It was claimed that her unhappiness at Philip's absence abroad, and at the loss of Calais in the war against France contributed to her final illness.

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6453

Queen Mary I

attributed to Lucas Horenbout (or Hornebolte)
watercolour on vellum, circa 1525
On display in Room 3: showcase at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6453

428

Queen Mary I

by Master John
oil on panel, 1544
On display in Room 2 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 428

4861

Queen Mary I

by Hans Eworth
oil on panel, 1554
On display in Room 2: miniature case at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4861

446(1)

Queen Mary I

after Jacopo da Trezzo
gilt electrotype of medal, (circa 1555)
NPG 446(1)

4174

Queen Mary I

after Anthonis Mor (Antonio Moro)
oil on panel, 1555
On display in Room 2: miniature case at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4174

4980(16)

Queen Mary I

by Unknown artist
oil on panel, late 16th century
On display in Room 3 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4980(16)

D36118

probably Queen Mary I

after Unknown artist
plaster cast of a medal, (16th century)
NPG D36118

D17821

Queen Mary I

after Unknown artist
line engraving, 1554 or after
NPG D17821

D17822

Queen Mary I

by Franz Huys, after Unknown artist
line engraving, circa 1555
NPG D17822

D17825

Queen Mary I

after Jacopo da Trezzo
line engraving, (circa 1555)
NPG D17825

D17818

Queen Mary I

after Unknown artist
woodcut, after 1558
NPG D17818

D17817

Queen Mary I

after Unknown artist
woodcut, published 1598
NPG D17817

D20124

Queen Mary I

by Francis Delaram, published by Compton Holland
engraving, circa 1600-1627
NPG D20124

D17814

Queen Mary I

after Unknown artist
line engraving, published 1630
NPG D17814

D17816

Queen Mary I

after Unknown artist
line engraving, published 1630
NPG D17816

D17819

Queen Mary I

by Francis Delaram
line engraving, published 1638 (after 1618)
NPG D17819

D22812

Queen Mary I

probably by William Faithorne, sold by Sir Robert Peake
line engraving, circa 1640
NPG D22812

D31947

Queen Mary I

probably by William Faithorne, sold by Sir Robert Peake
line engraving, circa 1640
NPG D31947

D24193

Queen Mary I when Princess Mary

by Wenceslaus Hollar, after Hans Holbein the Younger
line engraving, possibly 1647
NPG D24193

D31946

Queen Mary I when Princess Mary

by Wenceslaus Hollar, after Hans Holbein the Younger
etching, 1647
NPG D31946

D9852

Queen Mary I when Princess Mary

by Wenceslaus Hollar, after Hans Holbein the Younger
etching, 1647
NPG D9852

D8050

Queen Mary I when Princess Mary

by Wenceslaus Hollar, after Hans Holbein the Younger
etching, 1647
NPG D8050

D34140

Queen Mary I; Queen Elizabeth I

after Unknown artist
line engraving, published 1677
NPG D34140

D24876

Queen Mary I

by Robert White
line engraving, 1681
NPG D24876

D24877

Queen Mary I

after Unknown artist
line engraving, probably 18th century
NPG D24877

D18729

Queen Mary I when Princess Mary

after Hans Holbein the Younger
line engraving, circa 1700
NPG D18729

D17826

Queen Mary I when Princess Mary

after Hans Holbein the Younger
line engraving, circa 1700
NPG D17826

D17823

Queen Mary I

after Unknown artist
mezzotint, 18th century
NPG D17823

D17824

Queen Mary I

after Unknown artist
line engraving, 18th century
NPG D17824

D21384

Fictitious portrait called Queen Mary I

by Peter Vanderbank (Vandrebanc), after Edward Lutterell (Luttrell)
line engraving, published 1706
NPG D21384

D24875

Fictitious portrait called Queen Mary I

by Peter Vanderbank (Vandrebanc), after Edward Lutterell (Luttrell)
line engraving, published 1706
NPG D24875

D24879

Fictitious portrait called Queen Mary I

by Peter Vanderbank (Vandrebanc), after Edward Lutterell (Luttrell)
line engraving, published 1706
NPG D24879

D34142

The Sovereigns of England, part 2

by John Carwitham, printed and published by Richard Caldwell, after Unknown artist
mezzotint, circa 1723-1741
NPG D34142

D21386

Fictitious portrait called Queen Mary I

by James Smith, after Edward Lutterell (Luttrell)
line engraving, mid 18th century
NPG D21386

D24874

Queen Mary I

by George Vertue, after Hans Eworth
line engraving, 1736
NPG D24874

D15197

Queen Mary I

by George Vertue, after Hans Eworth
line engraving, 1736
NPG D15197

D24873

Queen Mary I

by George Vertue
line engraving, 1745
NPG D24873

D20392

Queen Mary I

by Bart Vazquez, after Anthonis Mor (Antonio Moro)
stipple engraving, 1793
NPG D20392