Charles II

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Ipswich Star
Weekdays: Ambulance technician. Weekends: Phil’s often a Tudor gentlemannerve-centre of his government. He died there in 1658, the palace growing shabb
Weekdays: Ambulance technician. Weekends: Phil’s often a Tudor gentleman
Ipswich Star / Posted 2 hours ago
nerve-centre of his government. He died there in 1658, the palace growing shabby and almost put up for sale by Parliament. Charles II helped restore some of its grandeur. He died there in 1685 * His brother, James II, spent more than £30,000 on... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Book Talk: Canadian authors write about the world, transcending boundaries everywherePitman, at increasing peril, continue to investigate and attempt to thwart what
Book Talk: Canadian authors write about the world, transcending boundaries everywhere
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 3 hours ago
Pitman, at increasing peril, continue to investigate and attempt to thwart what appears to be the planned assassination of Charles II. These three titles, and many more terrific reads by Canadian authors, are available at your Okanagan Regional... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Stamford Bridge - and five more British battles you should know more aboutclash of the conflict took place – but the Battle of Worcester played out along
Stamford Bridge - and five more British battles you should know more about
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
clash of the conflict took place – but the Battle of Worcester played out along the same themes, with the disinherited Charles II sending his troops to tackle Oliver Cromwell’s New Model Army, in an attempt to reclaim the throne. What... Read more
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FOX News
Inside a cheesy new wedding cake trendFor the Brits, the taller the pile, the more prosperous the young couple's futu
Inside a cheesy new wedding cake trend
FOX News / Posted 5 days ago
For the Brits, the taller the pile, the more prosperous the young couple's future would be. In the 1660s, France’s King Charles II traveled to London and decided to formalize what he perceived to be a ridiculous slap-dash mound of miniature... Read more
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Ipswich Star
born Jilly Cooper on sex and how to treat a ladyregional director of Jockey Club Racecourses, is a friend. “It’s the best racec
born Jilly Cooper on sex and how to treat a lady
Ipswich Star / Posted 7 days ago
regional director of Jockey Club Racecourses, is a friend. “It’s the best racecourse in the world, because there you are: Charles II… I don’t want to be coarse, but, evidently, William III had a horse and it was called Stiff Dick. Don’t you love... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
New York City turns 352 todayon Sept. 8, 1664 after the British took over from the Dutch and renamed the are
New York City turns 352 today
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 17 days ago
on Sept. 8, 1664 after the British took over from the Dutch and renamed the area, formerly known as New Amsterdam. King Charles II gifted the land to his brother James, the Duke of York, who named the city after himself. As of it’s 352nd... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
5 theater reviews in a nutshell: What to see this weekend in Phoenixis essentially the “straight man” here. Better is Jesse James Kamps’ over-the-t
5 theater reviews in a nutshell: What to see this weekend in Phoenix
The Arizona Republic / Posted 18 days ago
is essentially the “straight man” here. Better is Jesse James Kamps’ over-the-top turn in a trio of roles — a foppish King Charles II, a skulking double agent and a flamboyant (female) theater patron — which deliver big laughs. But both of these... Read more
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Daily Mail
New Poldark star Gabriella Wilde was previously linked to Prince HarryAnstruther-Gough-Calthorpe. 'Paternal granddaughter of the 2nd Baronet Anstrut
New Poldark star Gabriella Wilde was previously linked to Prince Harry
Daily Mail / Posted 19 days ago
Anstruther-Gough-Calthorpe. 'Paternal granddaughter of the 2nd Baronet Anstruther-Gough-Calthorpe and a descendant of Charles II, King of England, Ireland and Scotland, in turn twice great-great-great grandson of Margaret Tudor, sister of... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Commemorate the Great Fire of London on its 350th anniversaryproblems created by the disaster were overwhelming. Read More Evacuation and
Commemorate the Great Fire of London on its 350th anniversary
Daily Mirror / Posted 20 days ago
problems created by the disaster were overwhelming. Read More Evacuation and resettlement were encouraged by monarch Charles II, fearing a rebellion amongst the destitute refugees. The old map was created by order of the King in 1666, to... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Fire On The Riverby a trip to London, in which he encountered the intriguing stories of medieval
Fire On The River
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 20 days ago
by a trip to London, in which he encountered the intriguing stories of medieval Londoners in a time of massive upheaval; Charles II was restored to the Monarchy after hard-line puritan Oliver Cromwell’s 11 year rule and in 1665 London was... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
How the Great Fire of London unfolded 350 years ago, hour by houris able to publish a last edition warning about the fire’s “great violence” bef
How the Great Fire of London unfolded 350 years ago, hour by hour
Daily Telegraph / Posted 20 days ago
is able to publish a last edition warning about the fire’s “great violence” before it too shuts down. In Whitehall King Charles II is up and giving orders. He’s watched the fire from his palace with increasing alarm, at one point being woken in... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Watch live as giant model of London is set ablaze on fire's 350th anniversaryproblems created by the disaster were overwhelming. Read More Evacuation and
Watch live as giant model of London is set ablaze on fire's 350th anniversary
Daily Mirror / Posted 20 days ago
problems created by the disaster were overwhelming. Read More Evacuation and resettlement were encouraged by monarch Charles II, fearing a rebellion amongst the destitute refugees. The old map was created by order of the King in 1666, to... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Watch live as giant model of London is set ablaze on fire's 350th anniversaryproblems created by the disaster were overwhelming. Read More Evacuation and
Watch live as giant model of London is set ablaze on fire's 350th anniversary
Daily Mirror / Posted 20 days ago
problems created by the disaster were overwhelming. Read More Evacuation and resettlement were encouraged by monarch Charles II, fearing a rebellion amongst the destitute refugees. The old map was created by order of the King in 1666, to... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
After the Great Fire, London could have looked like Paris. Thankfully, it doesn'targued that, turning adversity to advantage, London should be rebuilt according
After the Great Fire, London could have looked like Paris. Thankfully, it doesn't
Daily Telegraph / Posted 23 days ago
argued that, turning adversity to advantage, London should be rebuilt according to the best principles of urban order. King Charles II called for proposals and a number were produced. Most of these took the form of a grid. Robert Hooke and Richard... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
The Great Fire that consumed Londonin London was resilient, but enough were. One of the Great Fire's lessons is h
The Great Fire that consumed London
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 23 days ago
in London was resilient, but enough were. One of the Great Fire's lessons is how government can foster resilience. Charles II refused to let Parliament disband until it passed legislation to aid London. Parliament levied taxes to construct... Read more
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express
How you can commemorate the Great Fire of London’s 350th anniversaryon the morning of Sunday September 2 1666. It is widely believed that the bake
How you can commemorate the Great Fire of London’s 350th anniversary
express / Posted 23 days ago
on the morning of Sunday September 2 1666. It is widely believed that the bakery's owner Thomas Farynor, the baker to King Charles II, failed to put out the fire in his ovens. Sparks are thought to have ignited some nearby flour sacks. The flames... Read more
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express
How did the Great Fire of London start 350 years ago?on the morning of Sunday September 2 1666. It is widely believed that the bake
How did the Great Fire of London start 350 years ago?
express / Posted 24 days ago
on the morning of Sunday September 2 1666. It is widely believed that the bakery's owner Thomas Farynor, the baker to King Charles II, failed to put out the fire in his ovens. Sparks are thought to have ignited some nearby flour sacks. The flames... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Commemorate the Great Fire of London on its 350th anniversaryproblems created by the disaster were overwhelming. Read More Evacuation and
Commemorate the Great Fire of London on its 350th anniversary
Daily Mirror / Posted 24 days ago
problems created by the disaster were overwhelming. Read More Evacuation and resettlement were encouraged by monarch Charles II, fearing a rebellion amongst the destitute refugees. Was it all bad? Museum of LondonLondon Museum's Fire! Fire!... Read more
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metro
Top conspiracies of the Great Fire of Londonforeigners that there were more involved in the witch hunt than the number figh
Top conspiracies of the Great Fire of London
metro / Posted 24 days ago
foreigners that there were more involved in the witch hunt than the number fighting the fire.Did the King do it?King Charles II wasn’t happy about the Civil War (Picture: Getty Images) Another theory is that King Charles II started the fire... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Newmarket’s National Heritage Centre will open on September 19will open on September 19 New National Heritage Centre in Newmarket To mark 3
Newmarket’s National Heritage Centre will open on September 19
Ipswich Star / Posted 25 days ago
will open on September 19 New National Heritage Centre in Newmarket To mark 350 years since the historic return of King Charles II to Newmarket, the town will open its new National Heritage Centre for Horeseracing and Sporting Art on September... Read more
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The New Statesman
Can emojis win elections?and the Royal Exchange destroyed, the first step was to find a new base for civ
Can emojis win elections?
The New Statesman / Posted 25 days ago
and the Royal Exchange destroyed, the first step was to find a new base for civic and mercantile power. On 6 September, Charles II instructed the Lord Mayor and the city aldermen to resume governance of the city. Gresham College and buildings... Read more
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The New Statesman
Is the Great Fire of London a blueprint for how governments deal with disasters?and the Royal Exchange destroyed, the first step was to find a new base for civ
Is the Great Fire of London a blueprint for how governments deal with disasters?
The New Statesman / Posted 25 days ago
and the Royal Exchange destroyed, the first step was to find a new base for civic and mercantile power. On 6 September, Charles II instructed the Lord Mayor and the city aldermen to resume governance of the city. Gresham College and buildings... Read more
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WestportNow
Polo Action at Hunt Clubone of Connecticut’s first mounted colonial militia units, founded in 1660 by M
Polo Action at Hunt Club
WestportNow / Posted 27 days ago
one of Connecticut’s first mounted colonial militia units, founded in 1660 by Maj. Nathan Gold of Fairfield, whose troop was chartered under the seal of King Charles II. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for WestportNow.com Posted 08/28/16 at 05:... Read more
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Whitehaven News
'Positive' reponse to market relaunch plansstalls for local produce, charity and car boot-type sales. Whitehaven was firs
'Positive' reponse to market relaunch plans
Whitehaven News / Posted 28 days ago
stalls for local produce, charity and car boot-type sales. Whitehaven was first granted a market charter in 1672 by Charles II. However, in recent years it has been hit by the rise of discount stores and now only offers a handful of... Read more
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birminghammail
Amazing pictures show how The Old Crown in Birmingham has stood the test of time for 648 yearsMore In 1666 there is the first mention of the building being known as “the Cr
Amazing pictures show how The Old Crown in Birmingham has stood the test of time for 648 years
birminghammail / Posted 30 days ago
More In 1666 there is the first mention of the building being known as “the Crowne” and it was in this year that King Charles II and the rest of the royal court returned to London at the end of the Great Plague. The Old Crown also ended up in... Read more
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heraldscotland
Campaigners criticise decision to keep bones of 'Dunbar Martyrs' in Englandchurch and churches in Scotland to plan this." After Cromwell's unexpected vic
Campaigners criticise decision to keep bones of 'Dunbar Martyrs' in England
heraldscotland / Posted a month ago
church and churches in Scotland to plan this." After Cromwell's unexpected victory over Scottish forces who supported Charles II, around 6,000 were captured, with 1,000 of the sickest being freed. A further 1,000 of the hungry, defeated... Read more
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