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Queen Mary I (1516-1558), Reigned 1553-8; daughter of Henry VIII and Katherine 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
NPG 6453

446(1)

Queen Mary I

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

4980(16)

Queen Mary I

by Unknown artist
oil on panel, 1590s-1620
On display in Room 1 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

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