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Catherine of Braganza, Queen Consort of England, Scotland, and Ireland

Female 1638 - 1705  (67 years)


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  • Name Catherine of Braganza 
    Suffix Queen Consort of England, Scotland, and Ireland 
    Born 25 Nov 1638  Vila Viçosam Alentejo, Portugal Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 31 Dec 1705  Bemposta, Portugal Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Belem, near Lisbon, Portugal Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I29982  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others
    Last Modified 4 Sep 2020 

    Family Charles II, King of England and Ireland,   b. 29 May 1630, St. James Palace, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1685, Whitehall Palace, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 21 May 1662  Portsmouth, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Last Modified 4 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F17718  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • In 1692, seven years after the death of Charles II, she returned to her homeland of Portugal, where she lived in retirement until being appointed regent of Portugal due to the ongoing ill health of King Pedro II. She served in that capacity until her death.

  • Sources 
    1. [S76] The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press, 2004-ongoing.