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.

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).

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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Catherine of Braganza - Wife of Charles II. Daughter of John IV of Portugal.
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Catherine of Braganza (1638 - 1705). Daughter of Joao IV and Luisa de Guzman. She married Charles II of England but had no children.

Catherine of Braganza (1638 - 1705). Daughter of Joao IV and Luisa de Guzman. She married Charles II of England but had no children.

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Art from Spain - Juan Pantoja de La Cruz (Valladolid 1553 – Madrid 1608). Portrait: Ana de Velasco (1585–1607), daughter of Juan Fernández de Velasco, Duke of Frías and Maria Tellez-Giron, daughter of the Duke of Osuna. She married on  1603 Teodósio II, Duke of Braganza and had 4 children: John II, 8th Duke of Bragança, crowned King as John IV of Portugal on 1640; Edward, Catherine and Alexandre of Braganza. Ana de Velasco died at the age of 22.

Art from Spain - Juan Pantoja de La Cruz (Valladolid 1553 – Madrid 1608). Portrait: Ana de Velasco (1585–1607), daughter of Juan Fernández de Velasco, Duke of Frías and Maria Tellez-Giron, daughter of the Duke of Osuna. She married on 1603 Teodósio II, Duke of Braganza and had 4 children: John II, 8th Duke of Bragança, crowned King as John IV of Portugal on 1640; Edward, Catherine and Alexandre of Braganza. Ana de Velasco died at the age of 22.

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CATHERINE OF BRAGANZA     Oil on canvas  Justus Sustermans or Justus Sustermans studio.  Italy or Flanders  17th century

CATHERINE OF BRAGANZA Oil on canvas Justus Sustermans or Justus Sustermans studio. Italy or Flanders 17th century

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Jacob Huysman's portrait of Catherine of Braganza as Catherine of Alexandria.

Jacob Huysman's portrait of Catherine of Braganza as Catherine of Alexandria.

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Catherine of Braganza - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Catherine of Braganza - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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