The Duchess of Portsmouth by Sir Peter Lely, circa 1671 Louise Renée de Penancoët de Kérouaille, Duchess of Portsmouth September 1649 – 14 November was a mistress of Charles II of England. Through her son by Charles II, Charles Lennox,
Ravishing baroque portraits of Stuart women who inhabited the court of 'merry monarch' Charles II to be shown at Hampton Court exhibition
was crowned King of England, completing the restoration of the monarchy on this day His father Charles I had been beheaded by Oliver Cromwell fllowing the Civil War Charles II coronation portrait by John Michael Wright
James II (England, Wales, Ireland) & James VII (Scotland) Charles II had no children and his brother took over when he died. He was a Roman Catholic. He had two daughters (Protestant) and eventually a son.