Henrietta Anne Of England

Henrietta Anne Of England

▪ English aristocrat
French  Henriette-anne D'angleterre  
born June 16, 1644, Exeter, Devon, Eng.
died June 30, 1670, Saint-Cloud, Fr.

      English princess and duchesse d'Orléans, a notable figure at the court of her brother-in-law King Louis XIV of France.

      The youngest child of England's King Charles I (beheaded 1649), she was reared as an exile by her mother, Henrietta Maria, in Paris. Her brother Charles II was restored to the English throne in 1660, and on March 30, 1661, Henrietta was married to Philippe de France, duc d'Orléans, the homosexual brother of Louis XIV. Since her husband ignored her, Henrietta had a brief affair with the King and then formed a liaison with Armand de Gramont, comte de Guiche. In 1670 she went to England and played a vital role in the secret negotiations with Charles II that led to the Treaty of Dover (Dover, Treaty of), allying England and France against the Dutch. Shortly after returning to France she died suddenly. It was generally believed that she had been poisoned by one of her husband's friends, but historians have concluded that she died of natural causes, perhaps of a ruptured appendix. Marie-Louise, one of her two surviving daughters by Orléans, became the wife of King Charles II of Spain; the other, Anne-Marie, eventually queen of Sardinia, is the ancestress of the 19th- and 20th-century Jacobite pretenders to the throne of England.

* * *

Universalium. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Henrietta Anne Stuart — Infobox British Royalty|royal name = Henrietta Anne of England title = Duchess of Orléans imgw = 284 caption = Portrait by Pierre Mignard spouse = Philippe de France, duc d Orléans issue = Marie Louise Anne Marie issue link = issue pipe = titles …   Wikipedia

  • Henrietta Anne Stuart — Henrietta von England, Porträt von Samuel Cooper (um 1665–1670) Prinzessin Henrietta von England (* 16. Juni 1644 in Exeter; † 30. Juni 1670 in Saint Cloud), auch Henriette Anne von England und französisch Henriette d’Angleterre, war Prinzessin… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Henrietta Anne — (1644 1670) (Henriette Anne )    queen of France    The daughter of King Charles I of England and Henrietta marie of france, Henrietta Anne married PHILIPPE D ORLEANS, brother of King LOUIS XIV of France. Beautiful and spirited, she helped to… …   France. A reference guide from Renaissance to the Present

  • Princess Anne of England — For the living British princess see Princess Anne. For the British Queen see Anne of Great Britain. Infobox British Royalty|royal name = Princess Anne royal house = House of Stuart father = Charles I mother = Henrietta Maria of France date of… …   Wikipedia

  • Anne Marie of Orléans — Infobox Monarch|royal|consort name =Anne Marie d Orléans title =Duchess Consort of Savoy, Princess of Piedmont, Queen consort of Sardinia and Sicily caption =Anne Marie d Orléans consortreign =Savoy 1684 1728 *Sardinia 1720 1728 *Sicily 1713 1720 …   Wikipedia

  • Henrietta Maria — (* 15. November 1609 in Paris; † 10. September 1669 in Schloss Colombes) war durch ihre Heirat mit Karl I. die Königin von England, Schottland und Irland. Henrietta Maria von Frankreich, Anthonis van Dyck …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Anne Marie de Bourbon-Orléans — (* 27. August 1669 auf Schloss Saint Cloud in Saint Cloud; † 26. August 1728 in Turin) war ein Mitglied der französischen Königsfamilie aus dem Haus Bourbon Orléans. Durch Heirat war sie Herzogin von Savoyen, von 171 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Anne Marie von Orléans — Anne Marie de Bourbon Orléans Anne Marie de Bourbon Orléans (* 27. August 1669 auf Schloss Saint Cloud in Saint Cloud; † 26. August 1728 in Turin) war ein Mitglied der französischen Königsfamilie aus dem Haus Bourbon Orléans. Durch Heirat war sie …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Henrietta Maria of France — This article is about the Queen. For the slave ship, see Henrietta Marie. Henrietta Maria of France Henriette Marie by Anthony van Dyck Queen consort of England …   Wikipedia

  • Anne Stuart — Königin Anne, kolorierter Stich aus einem für August den Starken 1706–1710 gefertigten Atlas Anne Stuart (* 6. Februar 1665 im St. James’s Palace in London; † 1. August 1714 im Kensington Palace, London) war von 1702 bis 1707 Königin von England… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”