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Henrietta Anne, Duchess of Orleans (1644-1670), Daughter of Charles I

Sitter in 19 portraits
The youngest sister of Charles II, who called her 'Minette', Henrietta Anne was brought up a Catholic in France. She married the Duke of Orleans, brother of Louis XIV, in 1661, and worked thereafter for an alliance between England and France, and to convert Charles to Catholicism. One of her last acts was to come to England to negotiate the Treaty of Dover.

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