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Charles

(shahrl),
Jacques, French physicist, 1746-1823. See: Charles law.
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Originally planned as a fortified gate, King Charles VI turned it into an independent stronghold by walling up the openings, but the defensive system wasn't finished until 1557.
King Charles VI of France thought he was made of glass and refused to travel by coach in case he broke.
Owain Glyndwr wrote the letter to French King Charles VI in 1406 asking for a military alliance against English monarch Henry IV.
The "Pennal" letter of Owain Glyndw r, below,"asking for support from Charles VI of France written 600 years ago, remains in France.
It was from Pennal that Owain Glyndwr in 1406 sent his famous letter to Charles VI of France; the event is commemorated in an impressive painting in the 19th-century church of St Peter's.
On this re-edition of a recording by Collegium 1704, a Czech group specialising in the performance of Bohemian, Moravian, Saxon, Bavarian and Austrian Baroque music, we find compositions written for the celebration of the coronation of the Habsburg emperor Charles VI as King of Bohemia in Prague in 1723: Ouverture a 7 concertanti ZWV 188 and Hipocondrie a 7 concertanti ZWV 187.
Johann Adolf Hasse's Marc'Antonio e Cleopatra (1725) is actually a historical allegory, written to celebrate the virtues of Emperor Charles VI and his wife Elizabeth Christina and, concurrently, to gain support for obtaining imperial favors.
Stratford writes on the `Goldenes Rossl', made in Paris, but in fact a New Year's gift by Queen Isabeau of Bavaria to her husband, Charles VI, on 1 January 1405 and now belonging to the pilgrimage church of Altotting in Bavaria.
Pope Alexander VI, 1503); notable eccentrics - King Charles VI of France refused to travel by coach as he thought his legs were made of glass; and astounding statistics - 24 Japanese people have been killed bowing to each other.
Their porcelain came to the attention of the king, Emperor Charles VI, who was so delighted with their work he gave them an exclusive patent which read 'All sorts of fine porcelain .
Auparavant, il avait compose en 1411 un Traite contre les devineurs destine a Jean sans Peur, ou est stigmatisee l'influence du diable aupres des princes sous la forme d'une superstitio florissante a l'epoque de Charles VI.