Henrietta Maria

(1609—1669) queen of England, Scotland, and Ireland, consort of Charles I.

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Daughter of Henry IV of France, queen consort of Charles I of England (1625–49). Her Roman Catholicism heightened public anxieties about the court's religious sympathies and was a contributory cause of the English Civil War. From 1644 she lived mainly in France.

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