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Charles

(shahrl),
Jacques, French physicist, 1746-1823. See: Charles law.
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Figure of an ecclesiastic from the tomb of Charles VI and Isabeau de Baviere, 1422-29, France, marble, ht 23.
Dante's Christian take on Cato's stoic constancy speaks to the eighteenth-century brand of Neostoicism embraced by Charles VI and the Habsburg line: the Habsburgs upheld Neostoic constancy as a principal virtue, as evidenced by the motto of Charles VI, Constanter continet orbem.
While the Pragmatic Sanction created by her father Charles VI was merely an acknowledgment of the possibility of female rule, it provided no symbolic framework that actually defined power as feminine, leaving artists the challenge of representing a woman ruler in a world dominated by Salic law.
For example, maybe Joan of Arc had the gift of hearing spirit voices without using an EVP recorder and these spirits gave her intelligent advice on how to defeat the English at Patay so that Charles VI could be crowned king of France.
In 1396, Valentina Visconti, Duchess of Orleans (1368-1408), fled the French royal court under suspicion of bewitching her brother-in-law, King Charles VI (1368-1422), and causing him to suffer periods of insanity.
Similarly, hunting was stringently restricted to the nobility, with severe penalty laws under Charles VI and Louis XIV should commoners endeavor to partake in the sport.
In the mid-eighteenth century, the Austrian emperor Charles VI decreed that in the Czech provinces, only the oldest son of a Jewish family could marry.
Vivaldi moved to Vienna in the hope of preferment after meeting Emperor Charles VI, but the emperor died soon afterwards, leaving the composer to end his life a pauper.
Coupled with such relatively familiar fare, however, there are such rarities as Halevy's Charles VI and, notably, a powerful aria from Andre Wormser's Clytemnestre (1875) in which the guilty queen pleads with the ghost of the murdered Agamemnon for forgiveness.
Henry V took part in handto-hand fighting while their bloke, Charles VI, had a nervous breakdown.
of Auckland, New Zealand) challenges the conventional ideas about Isabeau of Bavaria (1371-1435), the wife of mad King Charles VI of France, that describe her as respected and revered during her lifetime but after her death as incompetent, an adultress, and a betrayer of the throne.