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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 yesterday
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 2 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 4 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 5 days 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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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 5 days 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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express
No homecoming for Battle of Dunbar prisonersthe skeletons will be buried in a nearby churchyard After Cromwell's unexpecte
No homecoming for Battle of Dunbar prisoners
express / Posted 6 days ago
the skeletons will be buried in a nearby churchyard 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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Scotsman
No return to Scotland for 1650 Battle of Dunbar prisonerschurch and churches in Scotland to plan this.” After Cromwell’s unexpected vic
No return to Scotland for 1650 Battle of Dunbar prisoners
Scotsman / Posted 6 days 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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heraldscotland
No return to Scotland for bones of Cromwell's 1650 Battle of Dunbar prisonerschurch and churches in Scotland to plan this." After Cromwell's unexpected vic
No return to Scotland for bones of Cromwell's 1650 Battle of Dunbar prisoners
heraldscotland / Posted 6 days 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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express
Battle of Dunbar Scots prisoners found buried in Durham to be commemoratedthe 1650 Battle of Dunbar, some 111 miles north. After Cromwell's unexpected v
Battle of Dunbar Scots prisoners found buried in Durham to be commemorated
express / Posted 6 days ago
the 1650 Battle of Dunbar, some 111 miles north. 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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Scotsman
Battle of Dunbar Scots found buried in Durham to be honouredthe 1650 Battle of Dunbar, some 111 miles north. After Cromwell’s unexpected v
Battle of Dunbar Scots found buried in Durham to be honoured
Scotsman / Posted 6 days ago
the 1650 Battle of Dunbar, some 111 miles north. 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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Charleston City Paper
Best reader suggestions for what we should call peninsula’s upper east sideWhile it is widely known that the city of Charleston derived its name from King
Best reader suggestions for what we should call peninsula’s upper east side
Charleston City Paper / Posted 8 days ago
While it is widely known that the city of Charleston derived its name from King Charles II of England, the names of other communities like West Ashley and North Charleston have mostly been lost to history. We at the City Paper tasked our in-house... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Jersey v Guernsey: a rivalry older than the Ashessays, referring to the sides each island took during the English Civil War, in
Jersey v Guernsey: a rivalry older than the Ashes
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 10 days ago
says, referring to the sides each island took during the English Civil War, in which Charles I was executed and his son Charles II lived in exile in Jersey. "There's some pretty gruesome stories about things that happened once upon a time.... Read more
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Bury Times
Share your memories of Bury's oldest pubearly 1700s and its foundations are rumoured to have been made of the wood of t
Share your memories of Bury's oldest pub
Bury Times / Posted 12 days ago
early 1700s and its foundations are rumoured to have been made of the wood of two oak trees planted locally to commemorate Charles II hiding in a tree following the battle of Worcester in 1651. Visitors to the pub, which was known as The Globe... Read more
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Op-Ed News
The Complete Patriot's Guide to Oligarchy (read oil-garchyin England and Europe that it became affordable and popular. 1650s: The first
The Complete Patriot's Guide to Oligarchy (read oil-garchy
Op-Ed News / Posted 13 days ago
in England and Europe that it became affordable and popular. 1650s: The first coffee houses are opened in London. 1670: Charles II granted The Company the privilege to act on its own, soon it ruled South Asia. Charles II also created the Hudson... Read more
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Londonist
11 Secrets Of Westminster Bridgebest and final tactic in opposing the bridge was an interest-free loan of £100,
11 Secrets Of Westminster Bridge
Londonist / Posted 14 days ago
best and final tactic in opposing the bridge was an interest-free loan of £100,000 from the City Corporation to the King. Charles II happily accepted the bribe, and refused permission to build the bridge. Permission to build a bridge at... Read more
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Londonist
9 Secrets Of CarnabyWe're going back to the 16th century, but a windmill used to stand on the land
9 Secrets Of Carnaby
Londonist / Posted 17 days ago
We're going back to the 16th century, but a windmill used to stand on the land where Carnaby Street is. Charles II granted a lease to landowner Thomas Poulteney in 1682, who took over two fields which became known as Six Acre Close. Land records from... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Town crier gives historic market readingmarket, which finishes on Saturday. The traditional reading, called the the La
Town crier gives historic market reading
Whitehaven News / Posted 18 days ago
market, which finishes on Saturday. The traditional reading, called the the Lammas Fair Proclamation, was granted by King Charles II in 1672. After the reading, as is tradition, the crier collected signatures from those who witnessed the event... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Historic reading will mark market eventof the Whitehaven Market charter. The traditional reading, called the the Lamm
Historic reading will mark market event
Whitehaven News / Posted 21 days ago
of the Whitehaven Market charter. The traditional reading, called the the Lammas Fair Proclamation, was granted by King Charles II in 1672. Rob Romano, the town crier, said that the year was significant because it was the twelfth of Charles... Read more
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Londonist
London's Other Great Fires17th century, Whitehall Palace was the main residence of the monarchy — the Buc
London's Other Great Fires
Londonist / Posted 21 days ago
17th century, Whitehall Palace was the main residence of the monarchy — the Buckingham Palace of its day. Henry VIII and Charles II died here; Charles I had his head chopped off here. But the sprawling complex vanished forever during a disastrous... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The top 10 dogs breeds in NSWknown as lapdogs because they were often used to warm laps during cold carriage
The top 10 dogs breeds in NSW
Daily Telegraph / Posted 25 days ago
known as lapdogs because they were often used to warm laps during cold carriage rides. A favourite of their namesake King Charles II, they are keen to please and easy to train. Cons: This pup’s beautiful coat does require weekly grooming. This... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Top 10 dogs in NSWknown as lapdogs because they were often used to warm laps during cold carriage
Top 10 dogs in NSW
Daily Telegraph / Posted 25 days ago
known as lapdogs because they were often used to warm laps during cold carriage rides. A favourite of their namesake King Charles II, they are keen to please and easy to train. Cons: This pup’s beautiful coat does require weekly grooming. This... Read more
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Boston Globe
She’s got a play to write, but the plot keeps thickening in ‘Or,’Liz Duffy Adams at Shakespeare & Company. How can Behn possibly complete her n
She’s got a play to write, but the plot keeps thickening in ‘Or,’
Boston Globe / Posted 28 days ago
Liz Duffy Adams at Shakespeare & Company. How can Behn possibly complete her new play when one lover after another — King Charles II, the actress Nell Gwynne (as it’s spelled here), and the spy William Scot — keeps bursting into her London parlor... Read more
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Londonist
The Lost London Tube Mapin 1698. Only the Banqueting House — outside which Charles I lost his head — re
The Lost London Tube Map
Londonist / Posted 30 days ago
in 1698. Only the Banqueting House — outside which Charles I lost his head — remains, and can be visited by the public. Charles II and Henry VIII also breathed their last here. Worcester House (Stepney Green): A Stepney manor house constructed... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Whitehaven Market in £65,000 relaunchand Saturdays, with free parking on the Ginns on Saturdays. Whitehaven was fir
Whitehaven Market in £65,000 relaunch
Whitehaven News / Posted 1 months ago
and Saturdays, with free parking on the Ginns on Saturdays. 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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