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Queen Christina of Sweden (1626 – 89) Date	1661 Artist Abraham Wuchters

1661 Queen Christina of Sweden by Abraham Wuchters (Skoklosters slott - Skoklosters Sweden)

Queen Christina  1626 – 1689  Christina was Queen of Sweden from 1633-1654. She was the only child of King Gustav II Adolph. At age  6 she succeeded the throne. Being the daughter of a Protestant in the Thirty Years' War, she caused a scandal when she abdicated and converted to Catholicism. She spent her later years in Rome, becoming a leader of the theatrical life. She is one of the few women buried in the Vatican. Her unconventional lifestyle would feature in novels, plays, opera, and…

Queen Christina 1626 – 1689 Christina was Queen of Sweden from She was the only child of King Gustav II Adolph. At age 6 she succeeded the throne.

Marie Antoinette's Gossip Guide to the 18th Century: Femme of the Week: Elizabeth Charlotte, Duchesse d'Orléans http://marie-antoinettequeenoffrance.blogspot.ca/2009/04/femme-of-week-elizabeth-charlotte.html

The Princess Palatine Elizabeth Charlotte was a German princess and the wife of Monsieur, Philippe I, Duke of Orléans, younger brother of Louis XIV of France. Mother of France's ruler during the Regency.

Queen charlotte when princess

1765 or 1761 Queen Charlotte, when Princess Sophie Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz by Johann Georg Ziesenis (Royal Collection)

Drottning Kristina | Drottning Kristina – Wikipedia

File:Swedish queen Drottning Kristina portrait by Sébastien Bourdon stor.

"1627. Portrait of Christina, born in 1626, wearing princess crown and long, low-cut brocade dress."  hardly makes sense; if a child, she's not an infant. Museum caption reads, ""Painting, portrait. Queen Christina (crossed out), unknown girl, oil on canvas. Text: "ANO 1627". Portrait of Christina, born in 1626, wearing princess crown and long, low-cut brocade dress. Profiled, gilt wood frame."

Kronprinsessa KRISTINA Gustavdotter of Sweden - daughter and heiress of king Gustaf II Adolf / Portrait of wearing princess crown and long, low-cut brocade dress.

Wenceslas Hollar - Queen Christina of Sweden (State 1).. -  En 1654, après une grave crise religieuse, Christine de Suède se convertit au catholicisme et abdique en faveur de son cousin Charles-Gustave Elle quitte alors la Suède et voyage à travers les Pays-Bas, la Turquie, l'Italie et la France, pour se fixer à Rome. Elle ne cessera pas pour autant de s'occuper de politique puisqu'elle entrera en tractations avec Mazarin  pour la couronne de Naples.

by Wenzel Hollar. Queen Kristina of Sweden, Queen Regnant. She succeeded her father Gustav II Adolf at the age of six

ca.  1655 (w oparciu o jej działalność w Rzymie) Królowa Krystyna ze Szwecji (1626-1689), w Rzymie przez Michaela Dahla Starszego (Attingham Park - Shrewsbury Shropshire UK) |  Wielkie Panie |  gogm

1655 (based on her activities in Rome) Queen Christina of Sweden in Rome by Michael Dahl the Elder (Attingham Park - Shrewsbury Shropshire UK)

Mary of Modena, 1658 - 1718. Consort of James VII and II    By Willem Wissing, 1687    This glamourous portrait of Mary of Modena was painted following her husband, James VII and II’s, accession to the throne in 1685. A devout catholic, Mary had intended to enter a convent. However, in 1673, following the Pope’s encouragement that she should marry, she became James’s second wife.

Mary of Modena Consort of James VII and II Willem Wissing National Galleries of Scotland, Scottish National Portrait Gallery

Henrietta Maria (1609 – 1669) Princess of France and Queen consort of England, Ireland and Scotland

Queens of England, Henrietta Maria, 1609 - 1669 Henrietta Maria was born on the November 1609 and was the daughter of Henry IV of France and Marie de’ Medici. She was raised as a Catholic and was.

The Mad Monarchist: Monarch Profile: Queen Christina of Sweden

Queen Christina of Sweden, though she reigned in the Seventeenth Century, continues to inspire fascination, debate and controversy even toda.

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