Catherine, of Braganza, Queen Consort of Charles II (1638 -1705)

Catherine of Braganza was the daughter of Juan, Duke of Braganza, who in 1640 became Juan IV, King of Portugal, and Luiza de Guzman, daughter of the Duke of Medina Sidonia. In 1662 she married Charles II, who received, as part of her dowry, Tangier and Bombay. They had no children. After Charles's

Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Coronet: Imperial
Impalement: Five shields in cross each charged with five roundels (plates) in saltire a bordure charged with seven castles for Castile (Portugal)
Heraldic Charges: bordure, Heraldic Charges: castles (7), Heraldic Charges: roundels (5), Heraldic Charges: shields (5)
Arms: Five shields in cross each charged with five roundels (plates) in saltire a bordure charged with seven castles for Castile (Portugal)
Coronet: Imperial crown
Heraldic Charges: bordure, Heraldic Charges: castles (7), Heraldic Charges: roundels (5), Heraldic Charges: shields (5)