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Daily Liberal
Prince George turns twoJune 13, 2015 in London, England. The ceremony is Queen Elizabeth II's annual b
Prince George turns two
Daily Liberal / Posted 3 days ago
June 13, 2015 in London, England. The ceremony is Queen Elizabeth II's annual birthday parade and dates back to the time of Charles II in the 17th Century when the Colours of a regiment were used as a rallying point in battle. (Photo by Chris... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Prince George turns twoJune 13, 2015 in London, England. The ceremony is Queen Elizabeth II's annual b
Prince George turns two
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 3 days ago
June 13, 2015 in London, England. The ceremony is Queen Elizabeth II's annual birthday parade and dates back to the time of Charles II in the 17th Century when the Colours of a regiment were used as a rallying point in battle. (Photo by Chris... Read more
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The Young Witness
Prince George turns twoJune 13, 2015 in London, England. The ceremony is Queen Elizabeth II's annual b
Prince George turns two
The Young Witness / Posted 3 days ago
June 13, 2015 in London, England. The ceremony is Queen Elizabeth II's annual birthday parade and dates back to the time of Charles II in the 17th Century when the Colours of a regiment were used as a rallying point in battle. (Photo by Chris... Read more
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Western Advocate
Prince George turns twoJune 13, 2015 in London, England. The ceremony is Queen Elizabeth II's annual b
Prince George turns two
Western Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
June 13, 2015 in London, England. The ceremony is Queen Elizabeth II's annual birthday parade and dates back to the time of Charles II in the 17th Century when the Colours of a regiment were used as a rallying point in battle. (Photo by Chris... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Prince George turns twoJune 13, 2015 in London, England. The ceremony is Queen Elizabeth II's annual b
Prince George turns two
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
June 13, 2015 in London, England. The ceremony is Queen Elizabeth II's annual birthday parade and dates back to the time of Charles II in the 17th Century when the Colours of a regiment were used as a rallying point in battle. (Photo by Chris... Read more
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Londonist
Should King's Road Have An Apostrophe?Which is correct for the trendy Chelsea thoroughfare? Well, it gets its name f
Should King's Road Have An Apostrophe?
Londonist / Posted 6 days ago
Which is correct for the trendy Chelsea thoroughfare? Well, it gets its name from being the road built for the King (King Charles II to be precise — more on that here). So by that reckoning, the road belongs to the King and should have the... Read more
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Londonist
How London's Castles And Palaces Got Their NamesSutton), it was previously on the site of a village called Cuddington which was
How London's Castles And Palaces Got Their Names
Londonist / Posted 9 days ago
Sutton), it was previously on the site of a village called Cuddington which was demolished to make way for Henry’s palace. Charles II later gave it to his mistress, Barbara Villiers – who sold it in1682 (apparently to pay off her vast gambling... Read more
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New Kerala
Football fever is over, but Euro 2016 hangover persists - newkerala.com #90621East India Company in the 17th century as part of the dowry of Portuguese princ
Football fever is over, but Euro 2016 hangover persists - newkerala.com #90621
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
East India Company in the 17th century as part of the dowry of Portuguese princess Catherine of Braganza when she married Charles II in 1661. As one from a cricketing country, I recall the dashing Australian cricketer, the late David Hookes, once... Read more
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New York Magazine
Just What Kind of Democratic Town Is Philly?English Quaker William Penn plans a gridded city on the eastern edge of a land
Just What Kind of Democratic Town Is Philly?
New York Magazine / Posted 11 days ago
English Quaker William Penn plans a gridded city on the eastern edge of a land grant he has received from King Charles II. Thanks to the Delaware River port, Penn’s “greene country towne” becomes one of the largest cities in the... Read more
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Evening Standard
EastEnders Danny Dyer 'is related to the Queen'ancestry back to Henry VII who ruled England from 1485 to 1509 Kit Harrington
EastEnders Danny Dyer 'is related to the Queen'
Evening Standard / Posted 11 days ago
ancestry back to Henry VII who ruled England from 1485 to 1509 Kit Harrington - The King of the North is a descendant of Charles II who ruled England, Scotland and Ireland in the 17th century. Tom Hanks - The Hollywood A-lister is descended from... Read more
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chad
Newmarket is still the beating heart of racing, 350 years onevents, activities and soundbites as part of an impressive season-long package.
Newmarket is still the beating heart of racing, 350 years on
chad / Posted 12 days ago
events, activities and soundbites as part of an impressive season-long package. It was way back in March 1666 when King Charles II rode on to Newmarket Heath to restore his love for racing and lay the foundations from which the sport of today... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Newmarket is still the beating heart of racing, 350 years onevents, activities and soundbites as part of an impressive season-long package.
Newmarket is still the beating heart of racing, 350 years on
Derbyshire Times / Posted 12 days ago
events, activities and soundbites as part of an impressive season-long package. It was way back in March 1666 when King Charles II rode on to Newmarket Heath to restore his love for racing and lay the foundations from which the sport of today... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Marine art really set sail during the Golden Age1673, Willem Van de Velde the Elder and his son of the same name, known as the
Marine art really set sail during the Golden Age
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 16 days ago
1673, Willem Van de Velde the Elder and his son of the same name, known as the Younger, moved to England to work for Charles II. They were among the foremost marine painters in Holland, known for their accurate depictions of ships but... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
This day in history, July 8, 2016there are those who believe what fell to Earth was an alien spaceship that carr
This day in history, July 8, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
there are those who believe what fell to Earth was an alien spaceship that carried extra-terrestrial beings. In 1663, King Charles II of England granted a Royal Charter to Rhode Island. In 1776, Col. John Nixon gave the first public reading of the... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Almanacwho believe what fell to Earth was an alien spaceship that carried extra-terres
Almanac
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 17 days ago
who believe what fell to Earth was an alien spaceship that carried extra-terrestrial beings. On this date: In 1663, King Charles II of England granted a Royal Charter to Rhode Island. In 1776, Col. John Nixon gave the first public reading of the... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Thousands turn out in the sun for Ladies’ Day at the July Festival in Newmarketfor the town’s 350th year as the “home of horseracing”. After the three-mile r
Thousands turn out in the sun for Ladies’ Day at the July Festival in Newmarket
Ipswich Star / Posted 17 days ago
for the town’s 350th year as the “home of horseracing”. After the three-mile race ended a special statue of King Charles II was unveiled in the Parade Ring. Mrs Starkey hailed a fittingly exciting run of the Town Plate, which saw West... Read more
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Londonist
How London's Squares Got Their Namesking’. It was a surname given to various illegitimate royal offspring — in this
How London's Squares Got Their Names
Londonist / Posted 17 days ago
king’. It was a surname given to various illegitimate royal offspring — in this case Henry FitzRoy (1663-1690), the son of Charles II and Barbara Villiers, who was given the title Duke of Grafton. Euston Square also owes its name to the FitzRoy... Read more
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Londonist
7 Secrets Of Green Parkflowers don't grow there. Some more dubious types will even claim that the reas
7 Secrets Of Green Park
Londonist / Posted 19 days ago
flowers don't grow there. Some more dubious types will even claim that the reason for the lack of flowers stems back to Charles II; his wife Catherine apparently caught him picking flowers for his mistress and ordered all flowers to be... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Ipswich Icons - Pargeting used to hide the cracks in old buildingstimber for the navy and timber-framed houses were built of other wood (or secon
Ipswich Icons - Pargeting used to hide the cracks in old buildings
Ipswich Star / Posted 20 days ago
timber for the navy and timber-framed houses were built of other wood (or secondhand timber was used). However, when Charles II returned to England there was an upsurge in exuberant decoration and pargeting was back in favour. In very simple... Read more
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express
Prince Charles inherited the 'racing bug' from the QueenShe knows a great deal about horses.” The links between British racing and the
Prince Charles inherited the 'racing bug' from the Queen
express / Posted 22 days ago
She knows a great deal about horses.” The links between British racing and the Royal Family date back centuries to when Charles II was arranging horse races and revelry at Newmarket in 1666. That interest has passed down through the generations... Read more
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Scotsman
Faked Scottish masterpiece at centre of gallery riddleof exiled monarch Mary Queen of Scots, her husband Lord Darnley, her mother Mar
Faked Scottish masterpiece at centre of gallery riddle
Scotsman / Posted 23 days ago
of exiled monarch Mary Queen of Scots, her husband Lord Darnley, her mother Mary of Guise, and the Scottish kings Charles II, James V and James VI are among the possible fakes on the display in the gallery at the moment. Christopher... Read more
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Londonist
How Chelsea's King's Road Got Its Nameas the moniker suggests? King's Road in Chelsea does — or did — exactly what i
How Chelsea's King's Road Got Its Name
Londonist / Posted 24 days ago
as the moniker suggests? King's Road in Chelsea does — or did — exactly what it says: it used to be the King's Road. King Charles II had the road built in 1694, apparently encouraged by his mistress, Nell Gwynn, with the intention of linking St... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fifth Grade Isabel Peron - From Night Club Entertainer to State President!Four interesting events took place in History on a date like today's; June 29..
Fifth Grade Isabel Peron - From Night Club Entertainer to State President!
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
Four interesting events took place in History on a date like today's; June 29... On June 29, 1644, King Charles-I of England - fighting to retain power - defeated a detachment of Parliamentarian forces at the Battle of Cropredy Bridge during... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Today in Historywho believe what fell to Earth was an alien spaceship that carried extra-terres
Today in History
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 27 days ago
who believe what fell to Earth was an alien spaceship that carried extra-terrestrial beings. On this date: In 1663, King Charles II of England granted a Royal Charter to Rhode Island. In 1776, Col. John Nixon gave the first public reading of the... Read more
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express
The Saturday briefing: knowledge is powerto do as there were eight of them. It was Henry IV who married the daughter of
The Saturday briefing: knowledge is power
express / Posted 29 days ago
to do as there were eight of them. It was Henry IV who married the daughter of Joan of Navarre, who was daughter of King Charles II of Navarre. Henry VI married Margaret of Anjou, the daughter of René, Duke of Anjou and King of Naples. In The... Read more
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express
Top 10 facts about teawas visiting the 5th Duke of Rutland. 3. Tea drinking in England had been popu
Top 10 facts about tea
express / Posted a month ago
was visiting the 5th Duke of Rutland. 3. Tea drinking in England had been popularised by Catherine de Braganza, wife of Charles II. Related articles Trinkets and a tea towel among souvenirs to mark Queen's 90th birth... Prince Harry tops list... Read more

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