Charles II

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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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King Charles II had a pimp Charles II fathered as many as 17 illegitimate children by up to eight different mistresses.
This volume is an edition in modern English of the reports of cases from the Court of Exchequer during the reign of King Charles II, 1660-85, that have been found to date.
The story is clearly told, including details of the conditions in the city which made fire so feared a danger, the plans of Charles II for the building of a fine new city, unfortunately defeated for lack of money, and the development of a proper fire service.
OAK APPLE DAY - commemorating King Charles II finding safety in an oaktree in the grounds of Boscobel House, Shropshire, after the Battle of Worcester (1651).
OAK Apple Day, or Royal Oak Day, is the anniversary of the restoration of King Charles II to the throne in 1660 - and will be celebrated in Kirklees next week.
Killigrew employs Penelope as a mask for Catherine, who suffered public mistreatment by her rivals at court and her husband, Charles II, who had many powerful mistresses.
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.
Organized generally chronologically, the book moves through the successive reigns of Charles II, James II, William and Mary, and Anne, examining the multiple modes of representation for each monarch.
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.
The King's Revenge: Charles II and the Greatest Manhunt in British History.
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.
But when Cromwell died in 1658, the experiment petered out and the dead king's son, Charles II, was invited to return.
Zabby has a love of science, which also leads to a love of King Charles II as she spends as much time as she can in his "elaboratory.