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The Columbian
Save the Date: Plays share spotlight as Halloween haunts ramp upCommunity Theater will serve up its own seasonal performance with “Tea Party,”
The Columbian / Posted 9 hours ago
Community Theater will serve up its own seasonal performance with “Tea Party,” a play about King Charles II of England and Queen Catherine of Braganza, who helped introduce tea to England and fuel its popularity. King... Read more
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walesonline
The extraordinary story of the £7m pearl Burton gave Taylorof Spain, the pearl was passed down through a long line of royalty that include
walesonline / Posted 13 hours ago
of Spain, the pearl was passed down through a long line of royalty that included Spain’s Philip II, Philip III, Philip IV, Charles II, Philip V, Fernando VI, Charles III and Carlos IV. Then there was Joseph Bonaparte, France’s Prince Louis... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Antique treasures on show at Tasmania's historic Narryna HouseTasmania generally," he said. "I went to the north of the state earlier this m
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
Tasmania generally," he said. "I went to the north of the state earlier this month and I found a wonderful 17th century Charles II coconut cup. It's incredibly rare."Modern works included The art show will also include contemporary works,... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Book details East Anglia’s contribution to colonial Americathe 1st Earl of Arlington of Euston Hall, near Thetford, who was given propriet
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted yesterday
the 1st Earl of Arlington of Euston Hall, near Thetford, who was given proprietorship of the colony of Virginia from King Charles II, but never visited. The mulberry tree in the grounds of Heacham Manor (far right of building) which is believed... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Book details East Anglia’s contribution to colonial Americathe 1st Earl of Arlington of Euston Hall, near Thetford, who was given propriet
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted yesterday
the 1st Earl of Arlington of Euston Hall, near Thetford, who was given proprietorship of the colony of Virginia from King Charles II, but never visited. The mulberry tree in the grounds of Heacham Manor (far right of building) which is believed... Read more
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Perth Now
Is this what Jesus’ ‘wife’ looked like?that time uncovered a series of 1st Century tombs. One of them contained a marb
Perth Now / Posted 2 days ago
that time uncovered a series of 1st Century tombs. One of them contained a marble sarcophagus. The then Count of Provence Charles II said he had been driven by a dream to conduct the excavation — a dream in which Saint Mary Magdalene appeared to... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Last Da Vinci Painting In Private Hands Will Be Auctioned Next Monthon records collected in 1650 after his execution a year earlier. It was sold an
KPBS San Diego / Posted 9 days ago
on records collected in 1650 after his execution a year earlier. It was sold and then eventually returned to his son, King Charles II. From 1763 to 1900, the painting was missing, Christie's says. During this time, its "authorship by Leonardo,... Read more
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The Inyo Register
Oct. 8)– Battle of Andernach: Frankish forces led by Louis the Younger prevent a West
The Inyo Register / Posted 13 days ago
– Battle of Andernach: Frankish forces led by Louis the Younger prevent a West Frankish invasion and defeat emperor Charles II ("the Bald"). 1075 – Dmitar Zvonimir is crowned King of Croatia. 1200 – Isabella of Angoulême is crowned Queen... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
New book explores East Anglia’s history in 50 key momentsbook takes readers on a journey in time, from the ancient figure of the Green M
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 17 days ago
book takes readers on a journey in time, from the ancient figure of the Green Man in Norwich Cathedral, via the day King Charles II rode a winner at Newmarket’s racetrack on to Second World War soldiers preparing for D-Day in woods on the... Read more
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The Christian Post
Kit Harington, Rose Leslie Engagement: 'Game of Thrones' Marrying Stars Are Distant Cousinsabout the marrying couple. Apparently, the "Game of Thrones" stars are distant
The Christian Post / Posted 17 days ago
about the marrying couple. Apparently, the "Game of Thrones" stars are distant cousins as they are both descendants of Charles II of England. Kit Harington and Rose Leslie are descendants of Charles II, the King of England. Harington's great... Read more
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EuroNews
The hidden messages in Spanish king's Catalan speechcrackdown on polling stations. The painting itself also sparked intrigue but i
EuroNews / Posted 17 days ago
crackdown on polling stations. The painting itself also sparked intrigue but it was quickly identified. It’s a portrait of Charles II, the present king’s Bourbon ancestor who imposed the Spanish (Castillian) language at the expense of Catalan in... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The Queen is so frugal it would appal Henry VIII, historian saysrest of the time - are a hangover from the Tudor era. Also appearing at the fe
Daily Telegraph / Posted 17 days ago
rest of the time - are a hangover from the Tudor era. Also appearing at the festival to promote his latest biography of Charles II, Earl Spencer disclosed that the Queen is a thoughtful godmother and giver of excellent gifts to children. Asked... Read more
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express
Look back in anger: Our selection of the best new historical novelsof medieval warfare and surgery. Blood’s Game by Angus Donald (Zaffre, £18.99)
express / Posted 20 days ago
of medieval warfare and surgery. Blood’s Game by Angus Donald (Zaffre, £18.99) Colonel Blood lost his lands when Charles II was restored to the throne in 1660. Blood is obsessed with vengeance, which culminates in his most infamous... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
NOSTALGIA: Kendal obelisk marks 'The Glorious Revolution'II came to the throne in 1685 during a politically and religiously turbulent ti
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
II came to the throne in 1685 during a politically and religiously turbulent time. He was welcomed after the weak Charles II but ruled as a despot, claiming the Divine Right of Kings and to be above the law and Parliament. When the... Read more
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Perth Now
Engaged GoT stars actually relatedlife section reads: “Through his paternal grandmother, Lavender Cecilia Denny,
Perth Now / Posted 22 days ago
life section reads: “Through his paternal grandmother, Lavender Cecilia Denny, Harington’s eighth-great-grandfather was Charles II of England.” Meanwhile, Rose’s says: “Her mother is Candida Mary Sibyl ‘Candy’ Leslie (nee Weld) of Clan Fraser,... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Engaged GoT stars actually relatedlife section reads: “Through his paternal grandmother, Lavender Cecilia Denny,
Daily Telegraph / Posted 22 days ago
life section reads: “Through his paternal grandmother, Lavender Cecilia Denny, Harington’s eighth-great-grandfather was Charles II of England.” Meanwhile, Rose’s says: “Her mother is Candida Mary Sibyl ‘Candy’ Leslie (nee Weld) of Clan Fraser,... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Engaged GoT stars actually relatedlife section reads: “Through his paternal grandmother, Lavender Cecilia Denny,
Adelaide Now / Posted 22 days ago
life section reads: “Through his paternal grandmother, Lavender Cecilia Denny, Harington’s eighth-great-grandfather was Charles II of England.” Meanwhile, Rose’s says: “Her mother is Candida Mary Sibyl ‘Candy’ Leslie (nee Weld) of Clan Fraser,... Read more
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Herald Sun
Engaged GoT stars actually relatedlife section reads: “Through his paternal grandmother, Lavender Cecilia Denny,
Herald Sun / Posted 22 days ago
life section reads: “Through his paternal grandmother, Lavender Cecilia Denny, Harington’s eighth-great-grandfather was Charles II of England.” Meanwhile, Rose’s says: “Her mother is Candida Mary Sibyl ‘Candy’ Leslie (nee Weld) of Clan Fraser,... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Engaged GoT stars actually relatedlife section reads: “Through his paternal grandmother, Lavender Cecilia Denny,
The Courier Mail / Posted 22 days ago
life section reads: “Through his paternal grandmother, Lavender Cecilia Denny, Harington’s eighth-great-grandfather was Charles II of England.” Meanwhile, Rose’s says: “Her mother is Candida Mary Sibyl ‘Candy’ Leslie (nee Weld) of Clan Fraser,... Read more
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News.com.au
Engaged GoT stars actually relatedlife section reads: “Through his paternal grandmother, Lavender Cecilia Denny,
News.com.au / Posted 22 days ago
life section reads: “Through his paternal grandmother, Lavender Cecilia Denny, Harington’s eighth-great-grandfather was Charles II of England.” Meanwhile, Rose’s says: “Her mother is Candida Mary Sibyl ‘Candy’ Leslie (nee Weld) of Clan Fraser,... Read more
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New York Post
Fans insist newly-engaged Kit Harington and Rose Leslie are relatedlife section reads: “Through his paternal grandmother, Lavender Cecilia Denny,
New York Post / Posted 23 days ago
life section reads: “Through his paternal grandmother, Lavender Cecilia Denny, Harington’s eighth-great-grandfather was Charles II of England.” Meanwhile, Rose’s says: “Her mother is Candida Mary Sibyl ‘Candy’ Leslie (nee Weld) of Clan Fraser,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Kate Moss and Catherine Deneuve meet at Paris Fashion Weekteal maxi dress from her Cefinn label while Millie wore one of her own eponymou
Daily Mail / Posted 23 days ago
teal maxi dress from her Cefinn label while Millie wore one of her own eponymous designs Pedigree: Descended from King Charles II, through her father, Sir Reginald Sheffield, 8th Baronet. Most embarrassing moment: Leaving her eight-year-old... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Penn’s Woods are a state treasuredevelopment pressure and legacy issues,” the website states. “Pennsylvania lit
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 26 days ago
development pressure and legacy issues,” the website states. “Pennsylvania literally means Penn’s Woods. A grant from King Charles II to William Penn in March 1681 established the colony; Sylvania is a Latin word that means ‘forest land.’ Penn... Read more
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Canberra Times
Sky falls while Mirror zings in Fringe worksthree worlds into one. The play leaps nimbly between time periods – a splintere
Canberra Times / Posted 27 days ago
three worlds into one. The play leaps nimbly between time periods – a splintered monologue from Nell Gwyn, mistress to Charles II; the personal and professional travails of a contemporary actress; and an unlikely friendship between roommates at... Read more
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The Age
Sky falls while Mirror zings in Fringe worksthree worlds into one. The play leaps nimbly between time periods – a splintere
The Age / Posted 27 days ago
three worlds into one. The play leaps nimbly between time periods – a splintered monologue from Nell Gwyn, mistress to Charles II; the personal and professional travails of a contemporary actress; and an unlikely friendship between roommates at... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Sky falls while Mirror zings in Fringe worksthree worlds into one. The play leaps nimbly between time periods – a splintere
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 27 days ago
three worlds into one. The play leaps nimbly between time periods – a splintered monologue from Nell Gwyn, mistress to Charles II; the personal and professional travails of a contemporary actress; and an unlikely friendship between roommates at... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Prince Charles has his faults, but at least he puts architects in their placecity without the role played by Prince Charles’s 17th century ancestor and name
Daily Telegraph / Posted 28 days ago
city without the role played by Prince Charles’s 17th century ancestor and namesake after the Great Fire of 1666? It was Charles II who picked out the blueprint for a new London, drawn up by an astronomer and amateur architect by the name of... Read more

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