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Elizabeth Stuart

female / English
Qualifications
queen, patron, amateur draftsman, patron, art collector
commissioned portrait by Cornelis Van Poelenburch; probably made recommendation for Honthorst to travel to England (Gerson 1942/1983);
Nationality/school
English
Born
Falkland Palace (Fife) 1596-08-19
Deceased
Westminster (London) 1662-02-13
died visiting her cousin, King Charles II
Family relationships
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daughter of James I of England and Anna of Denmark, sister of Charles I of England; married 14 February 1613 to Frederick V of the Palatinate; Queen of Bohemia in 1619. Mother of Frederik Hendrik Palatinate (1614-1629), Karl I. Ludwig of the Palatinate (1617-1680), Ruprecht of the Palatinate aka Prince Rupert of the Rhine (1619-1682) and Louise Hollandine of the Palatinate (1622-1709)
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Noordelijke Nederlanden (historische regio) 1613
    in transit to Germany
  • Heidelberg 1613 - 1619
    As countess of the Palatinate
  • Praag 1619 - 1621
    as Queen of Bohemia (the 'Winter Queen')
  • Den Haag 1621 - 1662
    moved with her husband into the house of Oldenbarneveldt, who was executed in 1619
  • Rhenen 1631 - 1662
    She disliked moving into this remote place, as she was afraid that her interests would be forgotten in The Hague if she was not around. She also liked court life, so most of the time she tried to be in The Hague, while her extensive family lived in Rhenen with their personel.
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Creation date: 2012-12-22; Last modified date: 2021-06-14

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