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Saint-Amant, Holland House, and The Queen of England

  • William Roberts
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Part of the Analecta Husserliana book series (ANHU, volume 81)

Abstract

“It all started in Paris” in 1623, when Charles the then Prince of Wales happened to observe young Princess Henriette Marie dancing in a ballet at the Louvre palace. Along with the Duke of Buckingham, he was actually on his way to Spain, in disguise, to negotiate for the hand of the Infanta Maria. That situation did not at all turn out favorably, and soon the prospect of a French marriage instead of a Spanish one gradually took form. Not long afterward Charles became King of England. Henry Rich, a friend of Charles and a protégé of Buckingham, had been sent to Paris as the “Wooing Ambassador” — to convince the two young people who had never met that indeed they should love each other. He also helped negotiate the marriage conditions with the French Government. His successful intervention earned him the title of first Lord Holland.1

Keywords

Central Block Historical Monument Manor House Sway Back White Stone 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • William Roberts
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  1. 1.Saint-AmantFrance

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