Charles II

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The New Statesman
Everyone behaved like a total idiot in this week’s Game of Thronesdealings with Africa, though this is rarely acknowledged by historians. The Ro
The New Statesman / Posted 2 days ago
dealings with Africa, though this is rarely acknowledged by historians. The Royal African Company, established by Charles II in 1672, eventually enslaved and transported more Africans than any other company in British history. It built... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
New owner takes on haunted pub in south Norfolkgoes on. “Scole Inn dates back to 1655 and has many original features and boas
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
goes on. “Scole Inn dates back to 1655 and has many original features and boasts huge rooms with four poster beds. “King Charles II stayed at this hotel and from reading about the hotel there’s a friendly ghost called Emma. “I fell in love with... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Paradise Lost? John Milton’s home needs financial rescuea first edition of Paradise Lost, the Milton chair, a lock of Milton’s hair and
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 6 days ago
a first edition of Paradise Lost, the Milton chair, a lock of Milton’s hair and an original proclamation, issued by Charles II, banning the poet’s books. August 20 marks 350 years since Milton’s publisher, Samuel Simmons, registered the... Read more
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Thame Gazette
Big names for Thame's eighth literary festivalSpencer, will be at the Spread Eagle at 1.30pm on Saturday October 14 to talk a
Thame Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
Spencer, will be at the Spread Eagle at 1.30pm on Saturday October 14 to talk about the first attempt at the restoration of Charles II. To commemorate 200 years since the death of Jane Austen, comedy improv team Austentatious (pictured above) will... Read more
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Daily Echo
Remains of thatched cottage reveal royal connectionNew Farm on the Beaulieu Estate. The claim that he fell where the ‘Rufus Stone
Daily Echo / Posted 8 days ago
New Farm on the Beaulieu Estate. The claim that he fell where the ‘Rufus Stone’ is erected appears to date from a visit by Charles II to the area. The most popular tale of Rufus’s death centres on the tree which deflected the arrow and Charles... Read more
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The Addison County Independent
Victor Nuovo: Truth and the foundations of civil societyhopes.” On the second occasion, Locke was well into his middle age. Once again
The Addison County Independent / Posted 13 days ago
hopes.” On the second occasion, Locke was well into his middle age. Once again, the cause of civil unrest was religion. Charles II, whose restoration Locke had celebrated, had no legal heir (although many illegal ones); hence the right of... Read more
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express
Bowls match chaos as player headbutts rival in 'row over etiquette'Drake stayed famously cool finishing a game on Plymouth Hoe despite the Armada
express / Posted 15 days ago
Drake stayed famously cool finishing a game on Plymouth Hoe despite the Armada approaching in 1588. And the first set of rules, drawn up with the help of keen bowler Charles II in 1670, included one which said: “Keep your temper.”Related a... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Pigeonhole's Playhouse Creatures is on at the Playhouse before going to Monacoand their stories. Playhouse Creatures is set in 1669 and deals with the lives
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 21 days ago
and their stories. Playhouse Creatures is set in 1669 and deals with the lives of five Restoration actresses after Charles II returned from exile in France and reclaimed the throne, bringing with him an enthusiasm for theatre and a desire... Read more
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The Age
Pigeonhole's Playhouse Creatures is on at the Playhouse before going to Monacoand their stories. Playhouse Creatures is set in 1669 and deals with the lives
The Age / Posted 21 days ago
and their stories. Playhouse Creatures is set in 1669 and deals with the lives of five Restoration actresses after Charles II returned from exile in France and reclaimed the throne, bringing with him an enthusiasm for theatre and a desire... Read more
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Daily Mail
Global warming reduces protein in key crops study sayswith drunken holidaymakers set... Calais mayor defies court order and refuses
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
with drunken holidaymakers set... Calais mayor defies court order and refuses to install... Grand country manor that King Charles II stayed at as he... Breath-taking CCTV shows moment a light aircraft explodes... Father, 60, who was hit by a... Read more
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Daily Mail
German prosecutors:Auschwitz guard, 96, fit for prisonhard-left Venezuelan... Breath-taking CCTV shows moment a light aircraft explo
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
hard-left Venezuelan... Breath-taking CCTV shows moment a light aircraft explodes... Grand country manor that King Charles II stayed at as he... British Gas blames green taxes and smart meters for 12.5%... Mac on... Electricity price... Read more
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Daily Mail
Little dog with a crooked nose found shuffling around streets of LAorder and refuses to install... Plane stupid! Two Air Algerie pilots are suspe
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
order and refuses to install... Plane stupid! Two Air Algerie pilots are suspended after... Grand country manor that King Charles II stayed at as he... Hive of activity! Incredible timelapse video shows the... Driver, 70, is killed after... Read more
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Daily Mail
260,000 glitter phone cases recalled after causing chemical burnsdrunken holidaymakers set... Father claims his spine-tingling video from insid
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
drunken holidaymakers set... Father claims his spine-tingling video from inside a 19th... Grand country manor that King Charles II stayed at as he... Calais mayor defies court order and refuses to install... Family pay tribute to 'little... Read more
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Daily Mail
Artist uses fruits and vegetables to make creepily realistic portraitsBURN you? Nearly 274,000... Breath-taking CCTV shows moment a light aircraft e
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
BURN you? Nearly 274,000... Breath-taking CCTV shows moment a light aircraft explodes... Grand country manor that King Charles II stayed at as he... Magaluf hoteliers fed-up with drunken holidaymakers set... Law which pardons rapists if they... Read more
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Daily Mail
Trillion ton iceberg drifts away from the Larsen C ice shelfpoach top EU scientists amid... Drama as a 400ft-high swirling water spout is
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
poach top EU scientists amid... Drama as a 400ft-high swirling water spout is whipped up... Grand country manor that King Charles II stayed at as he... Former Scottish MP Michelle Thomson will NOT be... Breath-taking CCTV shows moment a light... Read more
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Daily Mail
Serena Williams reveals she suffered racism 'on and off court'CAR-MA! Thief who tries to break into parked... Mac on... Electricity price ri
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
CAR-MA! Thief who tries to break into parked... Mac on... Electricity price rises Grand country manor that King Charles II stayed at as he... Ministers are urged to poach top EU scientists amid... MOST READ NEWS Share what you... Read more
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Daily Mail
Gonorrhoea spreads during oral sex, expert warnson... Electricity price rises Former Scottish MP Michelle Thomson will NOT be.
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
on... Electricity price rises Former Scottish MP Michelle Thomson will NOT be... Grand country manor that King Charles II stayed at as he... Drama as a 400ft-high swirling water spout is whipped up... British Gas blames green taxes... Read more
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The New Yorker
Notes from a Baby-Names ObsessiveBarebone (whose son, If-Christ-had-not-died-for-thee-thou-hadst-been-damned Bar
The New Yorker / Posted 23 days ago
Barebone (whose son, If-Christ-had-not-died-for-thee-thou-hadst-been-damned Barebone, eventually went by Nicholas Barbon). Charles II largely stamped out the trend during the Reformation, but the Puritans continued the practice in the New World.... Read more
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The Irish Times
Up to 90: Ireland in our favourite words and phrasesreferring to a bandit. In the late 17th century Whigs were those who didn’t wan
The Irish Times / Posted 26 days ago
referring to a bandit. In the late 17th century Whigs were those who didn’t want James, duke of York, to succeed Charles II, as he was Catholic. The duke’s sympathisers became known as Tories.26: Banshee From “bean sídhe”, woman of the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Naturist girlfriend of Princess Margaret's grandsonEtonian back to his nearby £3 million Ovingdean Grange mansion for a nightcap?
Daily Mail / Posted 26 days ago
Etonian back to his nearby £3 million Ovingdean Grange mansion for a nightcap? The 17th-century rolling estate, in which Charles II once hid inside the chimney breast, is surely too grand for the humble Rees-Mogg. Prince Harry’s ‘Scrummy... Read more
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The Hill
Does Trump have total power to pardon? He just mightof treason under the same logic. The Framers were well aware of the abuse of p
The Hill / Posted 30 days ago
of treason under the same logic. The Framers were well aware of the abuse of pardons, particularly in England under King Charles II. In 1678, the Parliament moved to impeach the Earl of Danby, the lord high treasurer of England. Danby was... Read more
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express
Has Britain gone TOTALLY mad? FREDERICK FORSYTH blasts rise of Marxist Jeremy CorbynBrexit we want them back. So what is the basis of his weird claim? He says that
express / Posted 1 months ago
Brexit we want them back. So what is the basis of his weird claim? He says that thanks to a royal decree by King Charles II 50 boats from Flanders can fish our inner waters “for eternity”. Did he really? Haven’t a clue. But if we are... Read more
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The Addison County Independent
Victor Nuovo: Lingering problems with Hobbesexperience of the process of educating kings, having served as tutor to the Pri
The Addison County Independent / Posted 1 months ago
experience of the process of educating kings, having served as tutor to the Prince of Wales, who would become King Charles II, who was reputed to be an immoralist, but was no tyrant, so perhaps Hobbes taught him well. We learn from Hobbes... Read more

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