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
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.
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
For what, in the reign of Charles II
, did Frances Stuart model?