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Synonyms for Charles

King of France from 1560 to 1574 whose reign was dominated by his mother Catherine de Medicis (1550-1574)


King of France who began his reign with most of northern France under English control


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)


son of James I who was King of England and Scotland and Ireland

the eldest son of Elizabeth II and heir to the English throne (born in 1948)

French physicist and author of Charles's law which anticipated Gay-Lussac's law (1746-1823)

king of the Franks and Holy Roman Emperor

a river in eastern Massachusetts that empties into Boston Harbor and that separates Cambridge from Boston

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Since Charles VI needed their recognition of the Pragmatic Sanction, he permitted them to have their own Diet.
The strength of Hedeman's study rests in part on her reliance on the complete, original manuscripts, whereas much previous scholarship has been based on an abridged edition with a different title, Les demandes faites par le roi Charles VI touchant son etat et le gouvernement de sa personne, avec les reponses de Pierre Salmon, son secretaire et familier.
An important exception is Taillevent, the much referred to author of Le Viandier and the chef to Phillipe VI, Charles V, and Charles VI in fourteenth-century France.
Worst party would be the costume ball given by Charles VI of France in 1393 at which the Duc d'Orleans accidentally set fire to six guests.
Nor do we learn here that Charles VII's coronation was called into question because by the treaty of Troyes in 1420, Charles's mother, Isabeau de Bavaria, had assented to the marriage of Henry V, king of England, and Catherine, daughter of Charles VI and Isabeau.
From Jordan's opening reference to Charles VI, the fourteenth-century king who expelled Jews from France and who is the subject of Halevy's opera Charles VI of 1843, Jordan brings together both elusive and concrete manifestations of Halevy's ties to the Jewish community and the faith of his father, a Talmudic scholar and Hebrew poet-translator.
Newgate Capital, a London-based investment business focused exclusively on private equity, in forming CSP Secondary Opportunities II Unit Trust and also CSP Charles VI, a feeder fund for investment in TA Atlantic and Pacific VI.
99) The author's fourth novel centres on Katherine de Valois, daughter of King Charles VI of France, prone to madness, and Queen Isabeau, cold and distant.
This predecessor and for a time contemporary of the clarinet is often to be found in Zelenka's music (in Dresden and also in Vienna the chalumeau enjoyed great popularity), complementing the human voice in dialogic mode in emotionally intense passages in his sacred works and the school play Sub olea pacis, which he composed in 1723 for the coronation of Emperor Charles VI as King of Bohemia.
The Pennal Letter of 1406 - which has been dubbed "Wales' Elgin Marbles" because it is housed outside Wales - was a direct appeal by the Welsh warrior for a military alliance sent to the King of France, Charles VI.
At Agincourt, Henry V, outnumbered deep in French territory, defeated the French under Charles VI, utilizing the longbow to great effect but also controversially killing all but the most important French prisoners to prevent a battle on two fronts.
It is within the walls of this little hall that Jourdan and his company have revived such works as Adam's Le Toreador, Auber's Haydee, Bizet's Djamileh, Gounod's La Colombe and Halevy's Charles VI.
This wording had historical precedent in edicts issued by Philip IV, Charles V, and Charles VI of France.
Stratford writes on the `Goldenes Rossl', made in Paris, but in fact a New Year's gift from Queen Isabeau of Bavaria to her husband Charles VI on 1 January 1405 and now belonging to the pilgrimage church of Altotting in Bavaria.