Charles II in the robes of the Order of the Garter, by John Michael Wright or studio, c. 1660–1665
Charles II of England lived a lavish lifestyle and played a part in the politics of the Restoration period. Learn more at Biography.com.
Read a biography about King Charles II whose restoration to the throne in 1660 marked the end of republican rule in England.
Charles II famously fathered numerous illegitimate children, of whom he acknowledged 14, but no legitimate children who lived. Charles was also a patron of the arts ...
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Biography of King Charles II (1630-1685), King of Great Britain and Ireland, son of King Charles I
Charles II (29 May 1630 –6 February 1685), was king of England, Ireland, and Scotland, from 1649 to 1685. His father was Charles I of England, who was executed ...
Charles II (29 May 1630 – 6 February 1685) [lower-alpha 1] was monarch of the three kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland. Charles II's father, King Charles I ...
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Charles I (19 November 1600 – 30 January 1649 [a]) was monarch of the three kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland from 27 March 1625 until his execution in 1649.