- 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)
“As Louis' nephew, Charles II d'Anjou, then nineteen years old, would have been present at this ceremony.”
“The church of St. Maximinus, begun towards the end of the thirteenth century by Charles II of Sicily and completed by the end of the fifteenth century, is the most beautiful example of pointed architecture in the south of France.”
“A bloody supporter of Cromwell, the murderer of the Bishop of Ross, and extirpator of the native Irish, he had the wit to turn with the times, and under Charles II to exchange the rusty broadsword of”
“To the Irish Cromwell's death in 1658 was welcome news, all the more so because Charles II (1860-85) was restored.”
“And then Cromwell had ruled England with his New Model sword, and a great many people had felt the edge of it — the Scots and the Irish and the new young King Charles II … and the Dutch and the Spaniards, and even the Algerine pirates, by God! And the English themselves most of all, and they hadn't liked that very much —”
“Captain Richard Kemble, who saved Charles II at the battle of”
“Still another was that Richard Lee who, intense loyalist as he was, became a commissioner from Virginia and urged Charles II to fly for refuge to the Old Dominion when his throne was trembling under him.”
Memorial Addresses on the Life and Character of William H F Lee
“It is known as Oak Apple Day all over the country because it is the anniversary of the Restoration to the throne of King Charles II in 1660, after hiding in an oak at Boscobel in Shropshire.”
“Her relics were found, it is said, buried in the crypt of the church at St Maximin on 9 December 1279 by Charles II d'Anjou, Count of Provence.”
“We also recall that this event prompted Charles II d'Anjou to undertake a feverish search for them, convinced that they were still somewhere in Provence.”
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