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  • n. as Charles II he was Holy Roman Emperor and as Charles I he was king of France (823-877)
  • n. King of England and Scotland and Ireland during the Restoration (1630-1685)

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Examples

  • Since the nation had recalled Charles II, overthrown

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  • I have no problem with fictional characters sleeping with historical figures known to be particularly promiscuous such as Charles II, Byron, Edward VII, George IV, Alexandre Dumas, etc.

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  • It is unlikely, however, that Charles II tasted sticky toffee pudding.

    Nostalgic for Nursery Pudding

  • It was Queen Anne who founded Ascot in 1711, while even before that, Charles II settled on Newmarket as an ideal place to indulge his passion for racing, gambling and general hedonism away from the prying eyes of Londoners.

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  • This site has a great profile of Charles II as well as of his father, Charles I; and it features a collection of royal portraits to show you what they looked like.

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  • Henry, Duke of Gloucester**—Brother of King Charles II; died of the sweat in 1660

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  • She began her affair with Charles Hart who was in his mid-thirties at the age of fourteen and then abruptly took up with Charles Buckhurst and moved to Epsom before beginning her long affair with Charles II in approximately 1668.

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  • Cleveland; mistress to King Charles II, mother of their five children

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  • It is seventeenth-century London: England is at peace, Charles II has been restored to the throne, and young Ellen Gwyn has a decision to make.

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  • Charles II would have been thirty-eight at the time and Nell would have been eighteen.

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