The youngest daughter of Henry IV of France and Marie de Medici, Henrietta Maria married Charles I in 1625, her Catholicism alienated many of her English subjects. She gave strong, loving support to Charles I during his troubles, and practical assistance during the Civil War by personally bringing munitions from France, and pawning her jewellery to raise funds.
Subject gender: Female
Artist: Sir Anthony Van Dyck
Size 16 x 9.5 cms
James Stanley, 7th Earl of Derby, KG of Lathom House in the parish of Lathom in Lancashire, was an English nobleman, politician, and supporter of the Royalist cause in the English Civil War. Before inheriting the title in 1642 he was known as Lord Strange.
Artist: Edward Scriven 1815, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
Size 31 x 23 cms
English nobleman. He was a grandee and one of the wealthiest peers of the court of Elizabeth I. Under James I, Northumberland was a long-term prisoner in the Tower of London, due to the suspicion that he was complicit in the Gunpowder Plot
Size 10 x 13 cms