2 edition of Charles II and MadameCarwell found in the catalog.
Charles II and MadameCarwell
John St. Clair Muriel
Bibliography: p. 281-282.
|Statement||by John Lindsey (pseud.) with 16 illustrations.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||288 p. :|
|Number of Pages||288|
|LC Control Number||37009079|
Ronald Hutton is Britain's foremost historian of the English Restoration. His book The Restoration was hailed as "a real tour de force" by History, a work "to which all historians will have to refer," and immediately established itself as the definitive history of the period. Now, in Charles II, Hutton offers a comprehensive biography of the king who returned to England in triumph after the Missing: MadameCarwell. Charles ΙΙ the Bald (13 June – 6 October ) was the king of West Francia (–), king of Italy (–) and emperor of the Carolingian Empire (–). After a series of civil wars during the reign of his father, Louis the Pious, Charles succeeded, by the Treaty of Verdun (), in acquiring the western third of the Carolingian : Abbey of Saint-Denis.
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Charles II Charles II of England remains one of the most easily identifiable and best known of England’s monarchs. Deprived of his throne following the execution of his father, he contended with hardship and exile before achieving a peaceful restoration and the beginning of what would be remembered as a colorful period of English history/5(21).
Charles emerges as an interesting man, very much of his time. His concern for the women in his life (given the circumstances of them all) is well expressed. The author succeeds in making Charles a sympathetic character.
A good book to round out the political aspects of the reign of Charles by: According to the great diarist, John Evelyn, Charles II was 'addicted to women', and throughout his long reign a great many succumbed to his charms.
Clever, urbane and handsome, Charles presided over a hedonistic court, in which licence and /5. John Miller had already written 'James II A Study in Kingship' () and felt that there was enough new source material emerging in the 's to justify a biography of Charles II -'the most slippery of kings, a complex and evasive character'.
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Uglow shows proper restraint in barely mentioning Charles II’s nickname, “the Black Boy,” derived from his lush dark locks and Mediterranean complexion (his maternal grandmother was a Medici. Charles II and Court Historical Fiction Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.
Charles II, byname The Merry Monarch, (bornLondon—died February 6,London), king of Great Britain and Ireland (–85), who was restored to the throne after years of exile during the Puritan Commonwealth.
The years of his reign are known in English history as the Restoration period. His political adaptability and his knowledge of men enabled him to Missing: MadameCarwell. Pages in category "Mistresses of Charles II of England" The following 9 pages are in this category, out of 9 total.
This list may not reflect recent changes (). Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. "Royal Charles" is a fabulous book by one of the great historians of our time.
As always Fraser judges the players severely but never applies the standards of a different era. Charles II emerges as a very admirable King in Fraser's book.
He understand what his role was and what limitations were imposed to him.4/5. Charles II, –85, king of England, Scotland, and Ireland (–85), eldest surviving son of Charles I and Henrietta Maria.
Early Life Prince of Wales at the time of the English civil war, Charles was sent () to the W of England with his council, which included Edward Hyde (later 1st earl of Clarendon) and Thomas Wriothesley, 4th earl of g: MadameCarwell.
They tell the story of the luckless individuals who, following the restoration of the monarchy in the person of Charles’s son, Charles II, inwould be hunted down as ‘regicides’.
No one could mistake The King’s Revenge for a loyal literary garland intended to celebrate the occasion of the present queen’s diamond : Matt Elton. This book goes into great detail regarding King Charles II's life and times. It tells about his whole life and the people and politics of the time.
It was a very absorbing chronicle of his life. People who are interested in King Charles II should also read Antonia Fraser's book Charles II: His Life and Times/5(74). Charles II was born at St James's Palace on 29 May His parents were Charles I, who ruled the three kingdoms of England, Scotland and Ireland, and Henrietta Maria, the sister of the French king Louis s was their second child.
Their first son was born about a year before Charles, but died within a day. England, Scotland, and Ireland were respectively Father: Charles I of England. Buy A Gambling Man: Charles II and The Restoration Main by Jenny Uglow (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(36). A solid insight and overview into the reign of and man that was Charles II.
Although short - as is the series' purpose - the author offers a thematic approach that helps the reader see Charles's personality and behaviours/5. Her previous books include MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS, KING CHARLES II, THE WEAKER VESSEL: WOMAN'S LOT IN SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY ENGLAND which won the Wolfson History Prize, MARIE ANTOINETTE: THE JOURNEY, PERILOUS QUESTION; THE DRAMA OF THE GREAT REFORM BILL and THE KING AND THE CATHOLICS: THE 4/5(5).
A new book by the historian Linda Porter takes a look at the charismatic, and enigmatic, King Charles II and his many lovers. By Samantha Conti on. Charles II was born onin St. James's Palace, London, England. After the execution of his father, Charles lived in exile until he was Born:.
With Antionia Fraser's abridged biography at its core, this book chronicles the life and times of Charles II. It paints a picture of a glorious but troubled Restoration period, which followed Oliver Cromwell's Puritan Commonwealth, presenting the world in which the king moved: the dress, the manners, the morals, the entertainment and the by: 1.Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Charles II.
Charles II. By Osmund Airy. No cover image I need scarcely say that it does not profess to be a record in any completeness of the life and reign of Charles II. It is little more than the result of an endeavour to trace in outline the influences which acted upon the inherited qualities of Missing: MadameCarwell.Charles II of Spain (6 November – 1 November ), also known as the Bewitched or El Hechizado, was the last Habsburg ruler of the Spanish is best remembered for his alleged physical disabilities, and the war that followed his death.
Charles suffered ill-health throughout his life, and from the moment he became king at the age of four inthe Father: Philip IV of Spain.