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Historical Events - Marriage of Charles II to Catherine of Braganza

Sarah Heath

Historical Events - Marriage of Charles II to Catherine of Braganza

What happened this week, in 1662?

This week, in 1662 Charles II, King of England married the Portuguese princess Catherine of Braganza. Several medals and tokens were produced to commemorate the event however the official medallion issued for their marriage was this beautiful piece by John Roettier.

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