Catherine (Braganza) Stuart

Catarina Henriqueta (Braganza) Stuart (1638 - 1705)

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Queen Catarina Henriqueta (Catherine) "Queen of England, Queen of Scotland" Stuart formerly Braganza
Born in Vila Vicosa, Lisbon, Portugalmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married (to ) in Domus Dei, Portsmouth, Hampshire, Englandmap
Died in Bemposta, Palace, Lisbon, Portugalmap
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  • 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.



  • 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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Katherine Braganza, just after her wedding.
Katherine Braganza, just after her wedding.

Catherine stewart-Vassal Image 1
Catherine stewart-Vassal Image 1

Plaque at the Sally Port, Portsmouth
Plaque at the Sally Port, Portsmouth


Catherine is 23 degrees from Rosa Parks, 17 degrees from Anne Tichborne and 10 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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