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Catherine of Braganza (Catarina Henriqueta) was the wife of Charles II of England and as such, the Queen consort of England, Scotland and Ireland from 1662 to 1685.

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On 23 June 1661, the marriage contract was signed, of King Charles II of England and Catherine of Braganza (Portugal). Her dowry included Tangier (in North Africa) and the Seven islands of Bombay (in India), with trading privileges in Brazil and the East Indies, religious and commercial freedom in Portugal and two million Portuguese crowns (about £300,000).

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Charles II of England. Here the King wears his crown and Parliament robes with the doublet and petticoat breeches from his Garter robes.

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