's parents unidentified, her national or ethnic heritage remains unclear. She was descended from the powerful Clan Mackay of Sutherland if, as critic Teresa Ransom speculates, her stepfather was also her biological father...
6 June 1654
abdicated from the throne of Sweden; crowned queen at the age of five in 1632, she was crowned again in December 1644 on reaching eighteen.
The baroque composer Arcangelo Corelli
(1653-1713) published his first twelve Church Sonatas, dedicated to Queen Christina
of Sweden (who had abdicated and was living in Rome).