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Henrietta Maria Queen of England, Scotland, and Ireland consort of Charles I

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Henrietta Maria Queen of England, Scotland, and Ireland consort of Charles I, after Sir Anthony van Dyck, (circa 1632-1635) - NPG 227 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Henrietta Maria Queen of England, Scotland, and Ireland consort of Charles I

after Sir Anthony van Dyck
oil on canvas, (circa 1632-1635)
43 in. x 32 1/2 in. (1092 mm x 826 mm)
Purchased, 1867
Primary Collection
NPG 227


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  • Sir Anthony van Dyck (1599-1641), Painter. Artist associated with 1004 portraits, Sitter associated with 31 portraits.

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The youngest daughter of Henry IV of France and Marie de Médicis, Henrietta Maria married Charles I in 1625. She gave the King loyal and loving support, but her Catholicism alienated many of her English subjects. She contributed much practical assistance during the Civil War by personally bringing munitions from France and pawning her jewellery to raise funds.

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