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Mary, Princess of Orange (1631-1660), Daughter of Charles I; wife of William II of Orange-Nassau

Sitter associated with 49 portraits
The eldest daughter of Charles I and Henrietta Maria, Mary was distinguished as a young girl for her intelligence and beauty. She married William II of Orange when she was nine and he fifteen and went to the Netherlands three years later in 1644. When her husband became Stadholder in 1647 she shared in his public duties. After William's sudden death the Republicans gained control and for the rest of her life Mary struggled for the rights of her brother Charles (later Charles II) and her son William (later William III of England), born just a few days after his father's death. Mary died of smallpox when visiting her brother Charles to celebrate his Restoration.

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D32050

Mary, Princess of Orange

by Jonas Suyderhoef, after Gerrit van Honthorst
line engraving, 1643
NPG D32050

D22881

Mary, Princess of Orange

by and published by William Faithorne, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
line engraving, 1650s
NPG D22881

D22882

Mary, Princess of Orange

by and published by William Faithorne, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
line engraving, 1650s
NPG D22882

D29326

Henry, Duke of Gloucester and Mary, Princess of Orange

by A. Hertochs (Hertocks)
line engraving, published 1661
NPG D29326

D26431

Mary, Princess of Orange

by William Faithorne Jr, after Adriaen Hanneman
mezzotint, circa 1680 (1660)
NPG D26431

D10636

Mary, Princess of Orange

by William Faithorne Jr, after Adriaen Hanneman
mezzotint, circa 1680 (1660)
NPG D10636

D19568

Mary, Princess of Orange

by William Faithorne Jr, published by Robert Sayer, after Adriaen Hanneman
mezzotint, circa 1680 (1660)
NPG D19568

D7874

Mary, Princess of Orange

by William Faithorne Jr, after Adriaen Hanneman
mezzotint, circa 1680 (1660)
NPG D7874

D11400

The Five Eldest Children of King Charles I

published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
mezzotint, circa 1680-84 (1637)
NPG D11400

D26447

The Three Eldest Children of King Charles I; King Charles II, Mary, Princess of Orange and King James II

by Sir Robert Strange, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
line engraving, mid 18th century (1635)
NPG D26447

D32111

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

by Bernard Baron, published by John Boydell, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
etching and line engraving, 1741 (1632)
NPG D32111

D26449

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

by Bernard Baron, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
etching and line engraving, 1741 (1632)
NPG D26449

D32118

Three Eldest Children of Charles I

by Sir Robert Strange, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
line engraving, 1750s-1780s (1635)
NPG D32118

D32109

Mary, Princess of Orange

by Jacobus Houbraken, after Gerrit van Honthorst
line engraving, 1752
NPG D32109

D9088

Three Eldest Children of Charles I

by Richard Purcell (Charles or Philip Corbutt), after Sir Anthony van Dyck
mezzotint, mid 18th century (1635)
NPG D9088

D32119

Five Children of King Charles I

by Richard Cooper, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
line engraving, 1762 (1637)
NPG D32119

D26374

The family of King Charles I

after Samuel Woodforde
line engraving, late 18th to early 19th century
NPG D26374

D33427

'Charles I taking leave of his family after being sentenced to loose his head by the Parliament'

published by William and James Stratford, after Unknown artist
etching, published 6 October 1792
NPG D33427

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