Charles II

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  • noun

Synonyms for Charles II

as Charles II he was Holy Roman Emperor and as Charles I he was king of France (823-877)

King of England and Scotland and Ireland during the Restoration (1630-1685)


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1660: On his 30th birthday, Charles II entered London to be restored as King of England.
Although the re-creation of the City of London and the fire is very impressive, the same perhaps can't be said of the dodgy dandy wigs being sported by King Charles II, Lord Denton and Samuel Pepys.
After Cromwell's death, Charles II was invited back to England from exile to much public acclaim and the monarchy was restored in 1660 and backdated to 1649.
HISTORY lovers have the opportunity to step into the shoes of King Charles II and experience escaping from parliamentary soldiers at a famous hall near Wolverhampton.
IF you rely on TV and film for your 17th-century history lessons, you may be under the impression that when Charles II took to the throne in 1660, the people of England all got together to agree that the Civil War had been a ghastly mistake and that no one should ever speak of it again.
The Restoration of Charles II, following decades of puritan austerity, was a time of new-found confidence and exuberance, a period of innovation and change.
10 years ago, an even earlier mention of Chateau Haut-Brion ("Hobriono") was discovered in the cellar book of King Charles II of England, dated 1660.
THE last king crowned in Scotland was Charles II in 1651.
The King's Revenge: Charles II and the Greatest Manhunt in British History.
Rev Dr Ian Bradley thinks that the Prince of Wales - the Duke of Rothesay when north of the border - could be the first new King of Scotland to be crowned there since Charles II at Scone in 1651.
A RARE 'sealed' copy of the Book of Common Prayer - complete with drawing of Charles II - will be on public display at Durham Cathedral this weekend.
As a serious play, which to all intents and purposes this was supposed to be, these lapses would have been taken for lack of professionalism, but in this case they constituted a sort of spontaneous combustion, the spark that made King Charles II not so much of a play as a living event, and as such unexpectedly successful, with the youngsters thoroughly enjoying the moment and sharing the undoubted pleasure.
Charles II needed no Master in order to revel, and after Herbert's death the office became a sinecure.
At that time, postage was paid by the recipient, and the General Post Office (GPO) was officially established by Charles II in 1660.
For what, in the reign of Charles II, did Frances Stuart model?