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The private life of Charles II

The private life of Charles II

the women he loved.

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Published by Muller in London .
Written in English


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Charles II (10 October – 6 November ) was ruler of the state of Mecklenburg-Strelitz from until his death. Originally ruling as duke, he was raised to the rank of grand duke in Prior to succeeding to the throne he served as Governor of Hanover from to But Charles in his good fortune survived all of it, beautifully rebuilding London after the fire and firmly anchoring a monarchy whose future had once been bleak. Chosen as a main selection of the History Book Club, Charles II presents an unmatched account of the private life and dramatic public career of this fascinating king.

Charles I: Regicide and Republicanism By Barber, Sarah History Today, Vol. 46, No. 1, January Read preview Overview The Trial of Charles I a New Perspective By Kelsey, Sean History Today, Vol. 49, No. 1, January   King Charles II’s mistress Barbara Villiers, Duchess of Cleveland, Countess of Castlemaine, cs. (Photo by The Print Collector/Print Collector/Getty Images) Charles had many mistresses in both France and England. One of his servants, Thomas Chiffinch, used to bring them up to him via the back stairs to his room.

Buy Old Rowley: Very Private Life of Charles II by Dennis Wheatley (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 5. Biography Early life. Born at the Hôtel Saint-Pol, the royal residence in Paris, Charles was given the title of comte de Ponthieu at his birth in He was the eleventh child and fifth son of Charles VI of France and Isabeau of Bavaria. His four elder brothers, Charles (), Charles (–), Louis (–) and John (–) had each held the title of Dauphin of France.


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With several bastard children and mistresses galore, King Charles II was very much a ladys man during his lifetime. Surprisingly, even during todays feminist trends; Charles still provides a fascination amongst many female readers.

Barbara Cartland explores the women in Charless life with The Private Life of Charles II: The Women He Loved/5. A well-written and readable biography of Charles II, a somewhat underestimated monarch, by an author far better known for his fiction especially black magic tales.

Charles survived years of exile to return to a fractured and bankrupt kingdom, and did what he could to repair it, despite the bitter quarrels of religious and political factions/5(4).

This is the story of the life of Charles II, England's favourite king, of his exile, his triumphant return and the golden years of his reign. We meet the king, attending affairs of state, with ladies at either arm; we go 'wenching' with his courtiers; excitedly follow him, disguised, working in servants' halls up and down the land, and hiding in the famous oak tree/5.

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Buy Private Life of Charles II By Barbara Cartland. Available in used condition with free delivery in Australia. ISBN: ISBN Category: Fiction Books > Romance.

Charles II, byname The Merry Monarch, (bornLondon—died February 6,London), king of Great Britain and Ireland (–85), who was restored to the throne after years of exile during the Puritan Commonwealth. The years of his reign are known in English history as the Restoration period.

His political adaptability and his knowledge of men enabled him to steer his country. Books Music Art & design TV & radio Stage Historian exposes secret sex life of Charles I Donald MacLeod. It is hardly surprising to find the word in association with Charles II. The reign of King Charles I was marked by political turmoil, and intwo years before the birth of Charles II, he passed a bill known as the Petition of Right.

The petition seriously limited the powers of the king, prohibiting him from passing new taxes without consent of parliament, imprisoning anyone without cause, no martial law when in times of peace, and no soldiers could be.

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Charles II was born at St James's Palace on 29 May His parents were Charles I, who ruled the three kingdoms of England, Scotland and Ireland, and Henrietta Maria, the sister of the French king Louis s was their second child.

Their first son was born about a year before Charles, but died within a day. England, Scotland, and Ireland were respectively predominantly Anglican. Not only did the book offer an account of Charles II and his private life but we are also provided with accounts of his struggle with the Dutch provinces, France and its King, along with the plague and the Great Fire of London.

I would not consider the book to be an in-depth biography but more of a narrative history offering the reader a Reviews: 8. With Roxana Lupu, Hallie Rubenhold, Richard Banks, Dean Coach. The iconic images of the monarchs, frequently captured in famous portraits and paintings, are part of the very fabric of national culture, in carefully-arranged poses.

This is all well and good, but actually, they were all just human beings, with the same ticks and foibles, bad habits and weaknesses, as the rest of us. 'Old Rowley': a private life of Charles II by Wheatley, Dennis, Publication date Topics Charles II, King of England Publisher London: Arrow Books some content may be lost due to the binding of the book.

Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Dasent, Arthur Irwin, Private life of Charles the Second.

London [etc.] Cassell & Company. But while the Ladybird books were at pains to offer their young readers a wide-ranging (albeit short) overview of their subjects, Jordan and Walsh maintain a single focus: Charles’s sex life.

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Prince Charles’ staff was crushed when Prince Harry, Meghan Markle romance overshadowed royal tour: book Prince Harry's confirmation overshadowed his father's official tour of the Middle East.While they made no claim to Lindbergh’s estate, they went public because they wanted to verify their family relationship before publishing a book about their mother’s long-term secret relationship with Lindbergh.

Their book, Das Doppelleben des Charles A. Lindbergh (The Double Life of Charles A. Lindbergh), was published in Germany in   Allan Massie reviews The Magnificent Monarch: Charles II and the Ceremonies of Power by Anna Keay Whig historians disapproved of Charles II ().

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