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Anne [Anna, Anne of Denmark] (1574–1619), queen of England, Scotland, and Ireland, consort of James VI and I  

Maureen M. Meikle and Helen Payne

Anne [Anna, Anne of Denmark] (1574–1619), queen of England, Scotland, and Ireland, consort of James VI and I, was born on 12 December 1574 at Skanderborg Castle in Jutland, Denmark. She was the second daughter of Frederick II (1534–1588), king of Denmark and Norway...

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Anne (1574–1619) by Paul van Somer, 1617 The Royal Collection © 2004 HM Queen Elizabeth II

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Anne, princess royal (1709–1759), princess of Orange, consort of William IV  

Matthew Kilburn

Anne, princess royal (1709–1759), princess of Orange, consort of William IV, was born on 2 November 1709 at the Leine palace, Hanover, the second child and eldest daughter of George Augustus, electoral prince of Hanover, later George II of Great Britain (1683–1760), and his wife, ...

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Anne, princess royal (1709–1759)  

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Anne, princess royal (1709–1759) by Jacopo Amigoni, c. 1734 The Royal Collection © 2004 HM Queen Elizabeth II

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Anne [Anne of Bohemia] (1366–1394), queen of England, first consort of Richard II  

Nigel Saul

Anne [Anne of Bohemia] (1366–1394), queen of England, first consort of Richard II, was the eldest daughter of the Emperor Charles IV and his fourth wife, Elizabeth of Pomerania. She was born at Prague on 11 May 1366. Little is known of her early life, but it is likely that she received an informal education at court. Her marriage to the ...

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Anne (1366–1394) tomb effigy © Dean and Chapter of Westminster

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Anne [Anne of Cleves] (1515–1557), queen of England, fourth consort of Henry VIII  

Retha M. Warnicke

Anne [Anne of Cleves] (1515–1557), queen of England, fourth consort of Henry VIII, was the daughter of Johann (III), duke of Juliers-Cleves (1490–1539), and Maria (1491–1543), heir of Juliers (or Jülich). From 1511 Johann ruled Juliers in his wife's right and in 1521 inherited ...

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Anne [Anne of Cleves] (1515–1557)  

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Anne (1515–1557) by Hans Holbein the younger, 1539 © Photo RMN – Hervé Lewandowski

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Caroline [Princess Caroline of Brandenburg-Ansbach] (1683–1737), queen of Great Britain and Ireland, and electress of Hanover, consort of George II  

Stephen Taylor

Caroline [Princess Caroline of Brandenburg-Ansbach] (1683–1737), queen of Great Britain and Ireland, and electress of Hanover, consort of George II, was born on 1 March 1683 in the palace of Ansbach, south Germany. She was the elder of the two children of Johann Friedrich, ...

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Caroline (1683–1737)  

Maker: Jacopo Amigoni

Caroline (1683–1737) by Jacopo Amigoni, 1735 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Caroline Matilda, Princess (1751–1775)  

Maker: Jens Juel

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Princess Caroline Matilda (1751–1775) by Jens Juel, 1769 Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen

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Caroline Matilda, Princess (1751–1775), queen of Denmark and Norway, consort of Christian VII  

D. D. Aldridge

Caroline Matilda, Princess (1751–1775), queen of Denmark and Norway, consort of Christian VII, was the ninth and youngest child of Frederick Lewis (1707–1751) and Augusta (1719–1772), prince and princess of Wales. She was born at Leicester House in London on 22 July 1751, a little more than four months after her father's unexpected death. Her childhood was spent within the defensive confines of the court of her mother. ...

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Catherine (1401–1437) wooden funeral effigy © Dean and Chapter of Westminster

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Catherine (1638–1705) by Jacob Huysmans, c. 1664 [as a shepherdess] The Royal Collection © 2004 HM Queen Elizabeth II

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Catherine [Catherine of Braganza, Catarina Henriqueta de Bragança] (1638–1705), queen of England, Scotland, and Ireland, consort of Charles II  

S. M. Wynne

Catherine [Catherine of Braganza, Catarina Henriqueta de Bragança] (1638–1705), queen of England, Scotland, and Ireland, consort of Charles II, was born on 25 November 1638 ns at the Vila Viçosa in Alentejo, Portugal, the third but only surviving daughter of the five children of ...

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Catherine [Catherine of Valois] (1401–1437), queen of England, consort of Henry V  

Michael Jones

Catherine [Catherine of Valois] (1401–1437), queen of England, consort of Henry V, was the youngest daughter of Charles VI of France (r. 1380–1422) and Isabella of Bavaria. She was born at the Hôtel St Pol in Paris on 27 October 1401. Her childhood was clouded by the impoverishment of the royal family and political divisions between the Armagnac and Burgundian factions in ...

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Charlotte [Princess Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz] (1744–1818), queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and queen of Hanover, consort of George III  

Clarissa Campbell Orr

Charlotte [Princess Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz] (1744–1818), queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and queen of Hanover, consort of George III, was born on 19 May 1744 at the palace, Mirow, in the duchy of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Germany, the second daughter of ...

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Charlotte (1744–1818) by Johan Zoffany, 1771 The Royal Collection © 2004 HM Queen Elizabeth II

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Eleanor [Eleanor of Provence] (c. 1223–1291), queen of England, consort of Henry III  

Margaret Howell

Eleanor [Eleanor of Provence] (c. 1223–1291), queen of England, consort of Henry III, was born in Provence, the second of four daughters of the count, Raymond-Berengar (V) (1209–1245), and his wife, Béatrice (d. 1265), the daughter of Thomas, count of Savoy. The births of two sons—probably twins—preceded the births of the four daughters, but the boys died very young. The beauty of the daughters, who all became queens, was legendary. ...

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