List of queens, princesses, and consorts who were held captive, rescued, or both

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The following are tables of queens, princesses, and consorts who were held captive or rescued at one time. Please note that this is not a an exhaustive list of all queens, princesses, and consorts held captive or rescued.

Antiquity[edit]

Captive[note 1] Father Captor(s)[note 2] Rescuer(s)[note 3] Husband(s)
Ahinoam Amalekites David David
Abigail Amalekites David Nabal
David
Queen mother Nehushta of Judah Elnathan King Nebuchadnezzar II of Babylon N/A King Jehoiakim of Judah
Empress mother Zenobia of Palmyra Emperor Aurelian of the Roman Empire N/A King Odainathos of Palmyra
Empress consort Licinia Eudoxia of the Western Roman Empire Emperor Theodosius II of the Eastern Roman Empire Emperor Petronius Maximus of the Western Roman Empire King Genseric of the Vandals Emperor Valentinian III of the Western Roman Empire
Emperor Petronius Maximus of the Western Roman Empire
King Genseric of the Vandals Emperor Leo I of the Eastern Roman Empire
Princess Eudocia of the Western Roman Empire Emperor Valentinian III of the Western Roman Empire Emperor Petronius Maximus of the Western Roman Empire King Genseric of the Vandals Prince Huneric of the Vandals
King Genseric of the Vandals N/A
Princess Placidia of the Western Roman Empire Emperor Valentinian III of the Western Roman Empire Emperor Petronius Maximus of the Western Roman Empire King Genseric of the Vandals Olybrius
King Genseric of the Vandals Emperor Leo I of the Eastern Roman Empire

Middle Ages[edit]

Captive[note 1] Father Captor(s)[note 2] Rescuer(s)[note 3] Husband(s)
Queen dowager Adelaide of Italy King Rudolph II of Burgundy King Berengar II of Italy King Otto I of Germany King Lothair II of Italy
King Otto I of Germany
Boerte Dei-Sechen Merkits Temuejin (Genghis Khan) Temuejin (Genghis Khan)
Queen dowager Joan of Sicily King Henry II of England King Tancred of Sicily King Richard I of England King William II of Sicily
Count Raymond VI of Toulouse
Isaakios Komnenos of Cyprus King Richard I of England
Princess Berengaria of Navarre King Henry II of England Isaakios Komnenos of Cyprus King Richard I of England King Richard I of England
Queen Constance of Sicily King Roger II of Sicily King Tancred of Sicily Emperor Henry VI of the Holy Roman Empire Emperor Henry VI of the Holy Roman Empire
Duchess Eleanor of Brittany Duke Geoffrey II of Brittany King John of England N/A N/A
Razia Sultana of Delhi Sultan Iltutmish of Delhi Malik Altunia N/A Malik Altunia
Queen consort Mécia Lopes de Haro of Portugal Lord Lope Díaz II de Haro of Biscay Viegas de Portocarreiro N/A Álvaro Pérez de Castro
King Sancho II of Portugal
Queen consort Gvantsa Kakhaberidze of Georgia Duke Kakhaber IV Kakhaberidze of Racha and Takveri Hulagu Khan N/A King David VII of Georgia
Queen Maria of Sicily King Frederick III of Sicily Count William Raymond of Montcada N/A Prince Martin of Aragon
Queen mother Elizabeth of Hungary, Croatia, and Poland Ban Stephen II of Bosnia John Horvat
John of Palisna
N/A King Louis I of Hungary, Croatia, and Poland
Queen Mary of Hungary and Croatia King Louis I of Hungary, Croatia, and Poland John Horvat
John of Palisna
King consort Sigismund of Hungary and Croatia
Ivan of Krk
Giovanni Barbarigo
King consort Sigismund of Hungary and Croatia

Renaissance[edit]

Captive[note 1] Father Captor(s)[note 2] Rescuer(s)[note 3] Husband(s)
Countess Margaret Pole of Salisbury Duke George Plantagenet of Clarence King Henry VIII of England N/A Sir Richard Pole
Queen consort Anne Boleyn of England Earl Thomas Boleyn of Wiltshire King Henry VIII of England N/A King Henry VIII of England
Queen consort Catherine Howard of England Lord Edmund Howard King Henry VIII of England N/A King Henry VIII of England
Queen Jane of England and Ireland Duke Henry Grey of Suffolk Queen Mary I of England and Ireland N/A Lord Guildford Dudley
Mary, Queen of Scots King James V of Scotland Earl James Hepburn of Bothwell N/A King Francis II of France
King consort Henry Stuart of Scotland
Earl James Hepburn of Bothwell
Scottish opposition N/A
Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland N/A

Modern era[edit]

Captive[note 1] Father Captor(s)[note 2] Rescuer(s)[note 3] Husband(s)
Grand Duchess Anna Leopoldovna of Russia Duke Karl Leopold of Mecklenburg-Schwerin Princess Elizabeth of Russia N/A Duke Anthony Ulrich of Brunswick
Catherine Antonovna of Brunswick Duke Anthony Ulrich of Brunswick Princess Elizabeth of Russia N/A N/A
Elizabeth Antonovna of Brunswick Duke Anthony Ulrich of Brunswick Empress Elizabeth of Russia N/A N/A
Queen consort Marie Antoinette of France and Navarre Emperor Francis I of the Holy Roman Empire French revolutionaries N/A King Louis XVI of France and Navarre
Princess Elisabeth of France Dauphin Louis of France French revolutionaries N/A N/A
Empress consort Alexandra Feodorovna of Russia Grand Duke Louis IV of Hesse Bolsheviks N/A Emperor Nicholas II of Russia
Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia Emperor Nicholas II of Russia Bolsheviks N/A N/A
Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia Emperor Nicholas II of Russia Bolsheviks N/A N/A
Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia Emperor Nicholas II of Russia Bolsheviks N/A N/A
Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia Emperor Nicholas II of Russia Bolsheviks N/A N/A
Grand Duchess Elizabeth Feodorovna of Russia Grand Duke Louis IV of Hesse Bolsheviks N/A Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia
Princess Antonia of Luxembourg Grand Duke William IV of Luxembourg Nazi Germany United States Crown Prince Rupprecht of Bavaria
Princess Irmingard of Bavaria Crown Prince Rupprecht of Bavaria Nazi Germany United States Prince Ludwig of Bavaria
Princess Editha of Bavaria Crown Prince Rupprecht of Bavaria Nazi Germany United States Tito Tommaso Maria Brunetti
Gustav Christian Schimert
Princess Hilda of Bavaria Crown Prince Rupprecht of Bavaria Nazi Germany United States Juan Bradstock Edgar Lockett de Loayza
Princess Gabrielle of Bavaria Crown Prince Rupprecht of Bavaria Nazi Germany United States Duke Carl of Croy
Princess Sophie of Bavaria Crown Prince Rupprecht of Bavaria Nazi Germany United States Duke Jean-Engelbert of Arenberg
Duchess consort Maria Draskovich of Bavaria Count Dionys Maria Draskovich von Trakostjan Nazi Germany United States Duke Albrecht of Bavaria
Grand Duchess Kira Kirillovna of Russia Grand Duke Kirill Vladimirovich of Russia Nazi Germany United States Prince Louis Ferdinand of Prussia
Princess consort Lilian of Belgium Henri Baels Nazi Germany United States King Leopold III of the Belgians
Princess Josephine Charlotte of Belgium King Leopold III of Belgium Nazi Germany United States Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg
Queen dowager Rosalie Gicanda of Rwanda Idelphonse Nizeyimana
Pierre Bizimana
N/A King Mutara III Rudahigwa of Rwanda

Notes[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 This column uses the titles possessed by the captive at the time of their captivity.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 This column uses the titles possessed by the captor(s) at the time of their captive's captivity.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 This column uses the titles possessed by the rescuer(s) at the time of the captive's rescue.

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