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Henry, Duke of Gloucester

(1640-1660), Third son of Charles I

Sitter associated with 19 portraits
Henry, Duke of Gloucester, was the Protestant brother of Charles II of England. The third son of Charles I, he visited his father the night before his execution. For the next three years he was confined by the Commonwealth regime. In 1652 Oliver Cromwell gave him permission to go abroad, and he joined his mother and brothers in Paris. His firm adherence to the Protestant religion, however, incensed his Roman Catholic mother, Queen Henrietta Maria. She turned him out after which he joined the Spaniards at Dunkirk, fighting alongside his brother the Duke of York (afterward James II) in 1658. Henry returned to England on the restoration of Charles II, but he died a few months later of smallpox.

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Henry, Duke of Gloucester, after Johann Boeckhorst - NPG 1932

Henry, Duke of Gloucester

after Johann Boeckhorst
oil on canvas, circa 1659, based on a work of circa 1659
NPG 1932

Prince Charles; Henry, Duke of Gloucester, published by Thomas Jenner - NPG D26425

Prince Charles; Henry, Duke of Gloucester

published by Thomas Jenner
line engraving, early to mid 17th century
NPG D26425

Henry, Duke of Gloucester, possibly by Robert Streater - NPG D29327

Henry, Duke of Gloucester

possibly by Robert Streater
line engraving, mid 17th century
NPG D29327

Henry, Duke of Gloucester, published by Balthasar Moncornet, after  Unknown artist - NPG D16469

Henry, Duke of Gloucester

published by Balthasar Moncornet, after Unknown artist
line engraving, 1650s
NPG D16469

Royall History Compleated 1660, by Unknown artist - NPG D22745

Royall History Compleated 1660

by Unknown artist
line engraving, published circa 1660
NPG D22745

Henry, Duke of Gloucester, by Cornelis van Dalen the Younger, after  Simon Luttichuys, published by  Nicolaes Visscher II - NPG D29320

Henry, Duke of Gloucester

by Cornelis van Dalen the Younger, after Simon Luttichuys, published by Nicolaes Visscher II
line engraving, circa 1660
NPG D29320

Henry, Duke of Gloucester, by Cornelis van Dalen the Younger, published by  Claes Jansz Visscher, after  Simon Luttichuys - NPG D10635

Henry, Duke of Gloucester

by Cornelis van Dalen the Younger, published by Claes Jansz Visscher, after Simon Luttichuys
line engraving, circa 1660
NPG D10635

Henry, Duke of Gloucester, by George Vertue, after  Unknown artist - NPG D29328

Henry, Duke of Gloucester

by George Vertue, after Unknown artist
line engraving, 1736
NPG D29328

Henry, Duke of Gloucester, by R. Clamp, after  Silvester (Sylvester) Harding - NPG D29323

Henry, Duke of Gloucester

by R. Clamp, after Silvester (Sylvester) Harding
stipple engraving, late 18th to early 19th century
NPG D29323

Henry, Duke of Gloucester, by Edward Scriven, after  Simon Luttichuys - NPG D29322

Henry, Duke of Gloucester

by Edward Scriven, after Simon Luttichuys
stipple engraving, published 1810
NPG D29322

'Charles the First after parting with his children', by Samuel Bellin, published by  Mary Parkes, after  John Bridges - NPG D32079

'Charles the First after parting with his children'

by Samuel Bellin, published by Mary Parkes, after John Bridges
mixed-method engraving, published 1841 (1838)
NPG D32079

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Henry, Duke of Gloucester

by Cornelis van Dalen the Younger, published by Claes Jansz Visscher, after Simon Luttichuys
line engraving, circa 1660
NPG D19635

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