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.
by Henry Hering
albumen carte-de-visite photomontage, 1862
by Renier Persyn
line engraving, mid 17th century