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  1. Scotland Revisited

    ... their brides. James VI married Anne of Denmark, Charles I, Henrietta Maria of France and Charles II, the Portuguese Princess Catherine of Braganza. ...

  2. The Tragedy of Charles I

    ... elicits. She also reconsiders Charles’ redoubtable wife, Henrietta Maria, the unpopular French consort, whose personality and Catholicism played ...

  3. The Civil Wars’ Troubled Waters

    ... Britain during that period, such as the one led by Queen Henrietta Maria, wife of Charles I, in 1642, with the ostensible purpose of bringing her ...

  4. The Tudor Palace at Somerset House

    ... centre of the Queen’s court. This gave Anne of Denmark and Henrietta Maria a centre of influence away from the court at Whitehall. One of the ...

  5. Charles I’s Dwarf

    ... was almost certainly a Catholic. When Charles I and Queen Henrietta Maria visited Burley, near Stamford, a cold pie was brought to table, out of ...

  6. The Art of Diplomacy

    ... and painted allegorical pictures for Charles and his queen, Henrietta Maria.Neither Rubens nor his Habsburg masters needed to be told that the arts ...

  7. Pepys’s Marriage to Elizabeth de St Michel

    ... served briefly as a gentleman carver in the household of Henrietta Maria, Charles I’s queen. Her mother, Dorothea, was a Hampshire country ...

  8. Across the Great Divide

    ... Royal Society. He went on to follow Charles I’s queen, Henrietta Maria, into exile in Paris, where they shared a passion for cookery. Elizabeth ...

  9. The Rehabilitation of Charles I

    ... narrative, while the reputation of the most prominent woman, Henrietta Maria, still lies in the eye of a storm of sexist tropes. In ...

  10. Charles II’s Great Escape

    ... protector Lord Wilmot: a ‘dissolute’ member of Queen Henrietta Maria’s entourage who refused to disguise himself – a decision that put the ...