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Charles

(shahrl),
Jacques, French physicist, 1746-1823. See: Charles law.
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I'm very happy to be back in a corset," reveals Rose, who, coincidentally, via an aristocratic background, is a real-life descendant of Charles II.
Jeffrey Hatcher's bold and witty drama is based on Kynaston's true story and is populated with well-known figures from one of history's most beloved eras - the diary-scribbling Samuel Pepys, the Merry Monarch Charles II and 'pretty witty' Nell Gwynn, the Drury Lane orange-seller made good.
King Charles II was premiered in December 1932 at St.
Charles II increased this distrust by not being responsive to Parliament, by his toleration of Catholic dissent, and by favouring alliances with Catholic powers in Europe.
Charles II and his big wigs were the original royals behaving badly - and BBC's new four-part special promises warts and all.
Their new autumn schedule will feature programmes on Charles II and ancient Rome.
Jeremy Reade works on the gardens at Boscobel House, home of the Royal Oak, where Charles II hid to avoid capture after defeat at Worcester in 1651.
The result, of course, is much hand-wringing and romantic anguish and garish plot twists and bloody retribution, not helped, naturally, by a simultaneous and equally nasty challenge to the throne after King Charles II dies.
One such account comes from Sir Philip Warwick (1609-83), a member of Parliament and eventual royalist who served in the king's army, remained in England during the Interregnum, then held office under Charles II.
Henry VIII, Charles II and Elizabeth I all enjoyed the castle as a country retreat, and the entire landmark in West Sussex can be yours for a three-night New Year's Eve respite, starting at 2,500 pounds per person.
Not that I want to nit-pick but it was in fact Charles I who was beheaded (by Parliament) and not his son Charles II.
ONE of Britain's richest men has been paid pounds 281,431 of taxpayers' money for allowing a footbridge to be built over a river his ancestors were given by King Charles II.