Anne of Denmark(1574-1619), Queen of James I
Sitter associated with 49 portraits
The daughter of Frederick II of Denmark, Anne married James VI of Scotland in 1589. During her time in Scotland she converted from Lutheranism to Catholicism, but James allowed her to practise in private, and her early life with him was relatively happy. Anne and James had seven children, although only Henry, Elizabeth and Charles lived beyond early childhood. In England, Anne made an important contribution to the social and cultural life at court, commissioning artists and writers - most notably Ben Jonson, composers and choreographers, as well as collecting art, particularly portraiture.
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by Henry Hering
albumen carte-de-visite photomontage, 1862
by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke)
line engraving, early 17th century
after Unknown artists
- Princess Anne (granddaughter)
- King Charles I (son)
- King Charles II (grandson)
- Charles Lewis (Louis), Elector Palatine (grandson)
- Princess Elizabeth, Queen of Bohemia and Electress Palatine (daughter)
- Elizabeth, Princess of the Palatinate (granddaughter)
- Frederick Henry, Prince of the Palatinate (grandson)
- Henrietta Anne, Duchess of Orleans (granddaughter)
- Henry, Prince of Wales (son)
- Henry, Duke of Gloucester (grandson)
- King James I of England and VI of Scotland (husband)
- King James II (grandson)
- Louise Hollandine, Princess Palatine (granddaughter)
- Mary, Princess Royal and Princess of Orange (granddaughter)
- Maurice, Prince Palatine (grandson)
- Prince Rupert, Count Palatine (grandson)
- Princess Sophia, Electress of Hanover (granddaughter)
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