Charles II
biographical name 1630-1685 son of Charles I king of Great Britain (1660-85)

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  • Charles II — may refer to: Charles the Bald (823–877), king of the West Franks and Holy Roman Emperor Charles II of Naples (1248–1309) Charles II of Alençon (1297–1346) Charles II of Navarre (1332–1387) Charles II, Duke of Lorraine (1390–1431) Charles II,… …   Wikipedia

  • CHARLES II — (1630 1685) roi d’Angleterre (1660 1685) Fils aîné du roi décapité, privé du trône d’Angleterre en 1649, chassé en 1651 de l’Écosse qui l’avait reconnu roi en janvier de la même année, Charles doit mener une longue vie d’exilé, plus ou moins… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Charles II — Charles II, King (1630 85) the King of England, Scotland, and Ireland who was the son of Charles I. He officially became king after his father s death in 1649, but he did not return to England to rule until the end of the English ↑Civil War in… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Charles II — 1. See Charles I (def. 2). 2. ( Charles the Fat ) A.D. 809 888, king of France 884 887; as Charles III, emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 881 887. 3. 1630 85, king of Great Britain 1660 85 (son of Charles I of England). 4. 1661 1700, king of Spain …   Universalium

  • Charles II. — König Karl II. (um 1680), Gemälde von Thomas Hawker Karl II. (englisch Charles II, auch The Merry Monarch genannt; * 29. Mai 1630 in London; † 6. Februar 1685 ebenda) war König von England, Schottland und Irland (durch die Monarchisten am 30.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Charles II —  Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents souverains partageant un même nom. Souverains Charles II dit Le Chauve (823 877), empereur d Occident, roi de Francie occidentale et Germanie de 843 à 877 Charles II (1254 1309), roi de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Charles II — noun 1. as Charles II he was Holy Roman Emperor and as Charles I he was king of France (823 877) • Syn: ↑Charles, ↑Charles I, ↑Charles the Bald • Instance Hypernyms: ↑Holy Roman Emperor, ↑King of France 2. King of England and Scotland and Ireland …   Useful english dictionary

  • CHARLES II —    1) surnamed THE BALD    son of Louis le Débonnaire ; after conquering his brother Lothaire at Fontenoy in 841, became by the treaty of Verdun king of France, 843; was unable to defend his kingdom against the Normans; went to Italy, and had… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Charles II — /tʃalz/ (say chahlz) noun 1630–85, king of England and Ireland 1660–85 after the Restoration (1660) (son of Charles I of England) …   Australian English dictionary

  • Charles II — (1630 1685)    King of England; succeeded to the throne, 1660.    Index: W Annuls charter of London and other towns, 54.    Bib.: Dict. Nat. Biog …   The makers of Canada

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