Queen Catherine in 1663, by Sir Peter Lely. She is credited for introducing the custom of drinking tea in Britain.

Queen Catherine in 1663, by Sir Peter Lely. She is credited for introducing the custom of drinking tea in Britain.

Catherine of Braganza (1638 - 1705). Daughter of Joao IV and Luisa de Guzman. She married Charles II of England but had no children.

Catherine of Braganza (1638 - 1705). Daughter of Joao IV and Luisa de Guzman. She married Charles II of England but had no children.

Catherine of Braganza, wife of King Charles II. She introduced England to drinking tea, already a popular custom among nobility in her native Portugal.  She and Charles produced no heirs, though he did father several illegitimate  children with mistresses.

Catherine of Braganza, wife of King Charles II. She introduced England to drinking tea, already a popular custom among nobility in her native Portugal. She and Charles produced no heirs, though he did father several illegitimate children with mistresses.

Catherine of Braganza (Catarina Henriqueta) was the wife of Charles II of England and as such, the Queen consort of England, Scotland and Ireland from 1662 to 1685.

Catherine of Braganza (Catarina Henriqueta) was the wife of Charles II of England and as such, the Queen consort of England, Scotland and Ireland from 1662 to 1685.

Catherine de Bragance, infante de Portugal, reine d'Angleterre, jeune fille

Catherine de Bragance, infante de Portugal, reine d'Angleterre, jeune fille

Catherine of Braganza : Charles II's Restoration Queen (Paperback) (Sarah-beth Watkins)

Catherine of Braganza : Charles II's Restoration Queen (Paperback) (Sarah-beth Watkins)

Catherine of Braganza - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Catherine of Braganza - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Jacob Huysman's portrait of Catherine of Braganza as Catherine of Alexandria.

Jacob Huysman's portrait of Catherine of Braganza as Catherine of Alexandria.

Lady Jane: "That's Catherine of Braganza? ... I never would have recognized her." ("Lovejoy" S3E9)

Lady Jane: "That's Catherine of Braganza? ... I never would have recognized her." ("Lovejoy" S3E9)

Catherine of Braganza holding a sprig of flowers (17th-cent.French School).

Catherine of Braganza holding a sprig of flowers (17th-cent.French School).

ca. 1670 Portrait of a Lady of the Court of Catherine of Braganza by Jacob Huysmans

ca. 1670 Portrait of a Lady of the Court of Catherine of Braganza by Jacob Huysmans

1655ca. Queen consort to Charles II of England - Catherine of Braganza by Peter Lely studio

1655ca. Queen consort to Charles II of England - Catherine of Braganza by Peter Lely studio

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