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History of King Charles the Second of England

by Jacob Abbott

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Published by BiblioBazaar .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages152
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11980853M
    ISBN 101434675947
    ISBN 109781434675941

      In London, King Charles I is beheaded for treason on Janu Charles ascended to the English throne in following the death of his father, King James I. In the first year of his.   Charles’s father, James VI of Scotland, had united the crowns in when he succeeded Elizabeth I to the thrones of England and Ireland as James I. England had its problems – a seriously under-financed crown and deep-seated religious tensions dividing various types of Protestants among themselves (Calvinists and anti-Calvinists, Puritans Author: Elinor Evans.

      by Jacob Abbott This free downloadable e-book can be read on your computer or e-reader. Mobi files can be read on Kindles, Epub files can be read on other e-book readers, and Zip files can be downloaded and read on your computer. This e-book text has been shared by Project Gutenberg It was in the reign of King Charles II that the toy spaniel came to prominence in England. The King was so fond of his little dogs that, according to Samuel Pepys' diary, he neglected the business of the kingdom to play with them. A member of the court, complaining about the general doggy disorder in the King's apartments, declared with disgust that the King even.

      Charles I was born in in Fife, Scotland. Charles was the second son of James I. His elder brother, Henry, died in Like Henry VIII, his accession to the throne depended on the death of his elder brother. Charles I became king of England in He was the second of the Stuart kings.   The British monarch ruled at a time of civil war — and was blamed for much of the bloodshed. In Killers of the King, Charles Spencer tells the story of .


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History of King Charles the Second of England by Jacob Abbott Download PDF EPUB FB2

Of course I knew about King Charles the 1st and the regicide but only knew a little about his son, Charles the 2nd and the Restoration. This book isn't just boring historical facts, it is in fact very readable indeed.

(If only history books had been that interesting during my school days!)/5(6). Our Prince Charles now becomes, by the death of his father, King Charles the Second, both of England and of Scotland. That is, he becomes so in theory, according to the principles of the English Constitution, though, in fact, he is a fugitive and an exile still/5.

Ronald Hutton is Britain's foremost historian of the English Restoration. His book The Restoration was hailed as "a real tour de force" by History, a work "to which all historians will have to refer," and immediately established itself as the definitive history of thein Charles II, Hutton offers a comprehensive biography of the king who returned to England in triumph after the Cited by: Read "History of King Charles the Second of England" by Jacob Abbott available from Rakuten Kobo.

According to Wikipedia: "Jacob Abbott (Novem Octo ) was an American writer of children's books. A 5/5(1). Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for History of King Charles the Second of England by Jacob Abbot (, Hardcover) at the best online. Charles I, –, king of England, Scotland, and Ireland (–49), second son of James I and Anne of Denmark.

Early Life He became heir to the throne on the death of his older brother Henry in and was made prince of Wales in Charles I (19 November – 30 January ) was King of England, King of Scotland, and King of Ireland from 27 March until his execution in Charles was born into the House of Stuart as the second son of King James VI of Scotland, but after his father inherited the English throne in (as James I), he moved to England, where he spent much of the rest of his : James VI of Scotland and I of England.

History of King Charles the Second of England. Jacob Abbott. Harper & brothers, Preview this book thou must not be a king as long as thy brothers Charles and James are alive.

They will cut off thy brothers' heads, when they can catch them. And thy head, too they will cut off at last. Therefore I charge thee, do not be made a king by.

The reign of Charles the First, as will be seen by the history of his life in this series, was characterized by a long and obstinate contest between the king and the people, which brought on, at last, a civil war, in which the king was defeated and taken prisoner, and in the end beheaded on a block, before one of his own :   Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

History of King Charles the Second of England by Jacob Abbott - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg. A Child's History of England is a book by Charles first appeared in serial form in Household Words, running from 25 January to 10 December Dickens also published the work in book form in three volumes: the first volume on 20 Decemberthe second on 25 December and the third on 24 December Although the volumes were published in December, each was postdated Author: Charles Dickens.

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. Read "History of King Charles the Second of England Biography of Famous People for Children" by Jacob Abbott available from Rakuten Kobo.

Charles II (29 May – 6 February ) was king of England, Scotland, and Ireland. Charles II's father, King Charles Brand: Westpub. A unique feature of this study is the attention given to King Charles II's reign over Scotland and Ireland, as well as England, giving us the first united history of the British Isles in this period.

The work is based throughout on all the known surviving sources, some of which have never been used before. Synopsis. Charles II was born onin St. James's Palace, London, England.

After the execution of his father, Charles lived in exile until he was crowned King of England, Ireland and Born: Charles was the second surviving son of James VI of Scotland and Anne of was a sickly child, and, when his father became king of England in March (see James I), he was temporarily left behind in Scotland because of the risks of the d to his elder brother, Henry, and to his sister, Elizabeth, he became lonely when Henry died () and his sister left England in.

Two days earlier a high court had been established that would for the first time try a king of England. Six years into a series of civil wars between forces loyal to the king and their parliamentary enemies, this was justified on the practical grounds of preventing Charles from raising further “commotions, rebellions and invasions”.

Charles I was born in Fife on 19 Novemberthe second son of James VI of Scotland and Anne of Denmark. On the death of Elizabeth I in James became king of England and Ireland. Charles's. 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.

This lively and comprehensive biography, written by a major historian of the Restoration period, captures the politics and personalities of a mometentous era. Buy History of King Charles the Second of England () by Jacob Abbott (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(23). King Charles I ( to ) is remembered in history as the King whose obstinacy led to his execution and brought down the Monarchy, which turned England briefly into a republic.

Charles was the second son of King James VI of Scotland and Princess Anne of. History of King Charles the Second of England. by Abbott, Jacob, Publication date Topics Charles II, King of England,genealogy Publisher New York: Harper & brothers Collection cdl; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor University of California Libraries Language : Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet.

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