Catherine (Braganza) Stuart
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Catarina Henriqueta (Braganza) Stuart (1638 - 1705)

Queen Catarina Henriqueta (Catherine) "Queen of England, Queen of Scotland" Stuart formerly Braganza
Born in Vila Vicosa, Lisbon, Portugalmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 21 May 1662 (to 6 Feb 1685) in Domus Dei, Portsmouth, Hampshire, Englandmap
Died at age 67 in Bemposta, Palace, Lisbon, Portugalmap
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Biography

Notables Project
Catherine (Braganza) Stuart is Notable.
  • No children.

Legacy

  • Catherine is credited with popularizing the custom of drinking tea in the English Court. It had already become popular amongst the nobility in Portugal, where she raised.
  • Queens County, New York (aka the Borough of Queens, New York City) is widely believed to be named in her honor, although there is no surviving documentation to prove it.

Sources

Acknowledgements

  • WikiTree profile Braganza-2 created through the import of O'Bryan Family tree.ged on Sep 6, 2011 by Tim Tropeck. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Tim and others.






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