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Henrietta Maria

(1609-1669), Queen of Charles I

Sitter associated with 88 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.

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Henrietta Maria, by Thomas Wright, after  William Derby, published by  Harding & Lepard, after  Sir Anthony van Dyck - NPG D32076

Henrietta Maria

by Thomas Wright, after William Derby, published by Harding & Lepard, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
stipple engraving, published 1828
NPG D32076

Henrietta Maria, by Ferdinand Jean de la Ferté Joubert, after  Sir Anthony van Dyck - NPG D26404

Henrietta Maria

by Ferdinand Jean de la Ferté Joubert, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
line engraving, mid 19th century
NPG D26404

'Statues in the New Palace at Westminster', published by Illustrated London News - NPG D47365

'Statues in the New Palace at Westminster'

published by Illustrated London News
wood engraving, published 10 February 1855
NPG D47365

The Stuart Dynasty, after Francis Poyntz - NPG D32077

The Stuart Dynasty

after Francis Poyntz
albumen print, circa 1887 (1670s)
NPG D32077

Henrietta Maria, after Jérôme David (Hieronymus David) - NPG D42685

Henrietta Maria

after Jérôme David (Hieronymus David)
photogravure, published 1902 (circa 1625-1650)
NPG D42685

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Henrietta Maria

published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
mezzotint, circa 1684 (1632)
NPG D19575

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Henrietta Maria

published by John Player & Sons, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
colour relief halftone cigarette card, 1935
NPG D48140

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