Person    | Female  Born 16/11/1609  Died 10/9/1669

Queen Henrietta Maria

Categories: Royalty

Countries: France

Born at the Louvre Palace in Paris on 16 or 26 November, daughter of the King of France. Married King Charles I on 13 June 1625 and the couple went on to have two sons who became King Charles II and King James II. Her Catholicism and her spending habits made her unpopular and a problem. But the King and Queen shared an interest in the arts and the marriage worked. Died near Paris.

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Queen Henrietta Maria

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Henry Jermyn

Look left to St James's Square and right to St James's Church in Jermyn Stree...

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The Queen's Chapel

The Queen's Chapel, St. James's Palace Designed by Inigo Jones, the búilding ...

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King Cadwaladr

King Cadwaladr

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3 memorials
Kensington Gardens

Kensington Gardens

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Richard Penderel

Richard Penderel

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1 memorial
90th birthday of Queen Elizabeth II

90th birthday of Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II was actually born on 21 April 1926, but since 1959 official celebrations have taken place on the second Saturday of June which in 2016 was the 11th.

Event, Royalty, Tourism / Traditions

1 memorial
King Leopold I of the Belgians

King Leopold I of the Belgians

Born in Coburg into the family ruling the German duchy of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (now in Bavaria). Joined the Imperial Russian Army and fought Napoleon. On his defeat Leopold moved to London and marr...

Person, Royalty, Belgium, Germany

1 memorial