Statues - Hither & Thither

Great Britain
Oxford
Oxfordshire

South East England

St. John's College  
(Canterbury Quad)

King Charles and Queen Henrietta Maria

King and Queen of England 1625-1649
Hubert Le Sueur
1636

Oxford /  King Charles and Queen Henrietta Maria   Oxford /  King Charles and Queen Henrietta Maria

Description

The Canterbury quad has two Renaissance portals, built 1636, with niches with bronze statues of:

Oxford - King Charles and Queen Henrietta Maria
1. King Charles I
Oxford - King Charles and Queen Henrietta Maria
2. Queen Henrietta Marie

  1. (east) King Charles I (Dunfermline 1600 - Windsor 1649), monarch of the three kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland from 27 March 1625 until his execution in 1649 (Wikipedia)
  2. (west) Queen Henrietta Marie - Henrietta Maria of France (Paris 1609 - Colombes 1669), queen consort of England, Scotland, and Ireland as the wife of King Charles I (Wikipedia)

Colleges in Oxford

Most of the university colleges in Oxford occupy large areas with several buildings and courts ('quads' in Oxford). There are numerous statues, mostly in the façades of the various buildings. The statues with are not visible from the public road. Most of the colleges are accessible for visitors during certain times of the day, some for free, others for a small (or not so small) fee.

Oxford - King Charles and Queen Henrietta Maria

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 51°45'22" W 1°15'28"

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