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CHARLES 2014 By GREG CHARLES
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This is a 2014 calendar created only for the Charles and extended family.
Charles Tonks By Charles Tonks
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Missionary Journal to England 1913-1915 Charles W. Tonks,Born in Morgan, Utah.
Charles Tonks By Charles Tonks
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Missionary Journal to England 1913-1915 Charles W. Tonks,Born in Morgan, Utah.
Christofer Charles By Christofer Charles
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A portfolio of Christofer Charles' current artworks.
Charles II By Jacob Abbott
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The ascension of Charles II to the British throne in 1660 marked the end of the English republican era—and the start of a period of unparalleled hedonism amongst the English ruling elite. The... More > reader is first given the astonishing—and often shocking—details of Charles II’s youth, including his parent’s desperate but ultimately fruitless attempts to retain the throne. That sad tale ends with Charles I’s public execution, and the imprisonment or exile in France of his family. Charles II’s reign was marked by a series of major foreign and domestic political upheavals, which, despite their gravity, amazingly do nothing to shake the monarchy’s position in society. This was the time of the Great Fire of London, the worst outbreak ever of the plague, and of the Second Anglo-Dutch war—and of continuing religious conflict between Catholics and Protestants. harles’s personal life inspired his nickname of the “Merry Monarch”—an understated reference to the debauchery of the court.< Less
Charles II By Jacob Abbott
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The ascension of Charles II to the British throne in 1660 marked the end of the English republican era—and the start of a period of unparalleled hedonism amongst the English ruling elite. The... More > reader is first given the astonishing—and often shocking—details of Charles II’s youth, including his parent’s desperate but ultimately fruitless attempts to retain the throne. That sad tale ends with Charles I’s public execution, and the imprisonment or exile in France of his family. Charles II’s reign was marked by a series of major foreign and domestic political upheavals, which, despite their gravity, amazingly do nothing to shake the monarchy’s position in society. This was the time of the Great Fire of London, the worst outbreak ever of the plague, and of the Second Anglo-Dutch war—and of continuing religious conflict between Catholics and Protestants. harles’s personal life inspired his nickname of the “Merry Monarch”—an understated reference to the debauchery of the court.< Less
Charles The Second By Jacob Abbott
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King Charles the Second was the son and successor of King Charles the First. These two are the only kings of the name of Charles that have appeared, thus far, in the line of English sovereigns. Nor... More > is it very probable that there will soon be another. The reigns of both these monarchs were stained and tarnished with many vices and crimes, and darkened by national disasters of every kind, and the name is thus connected with so many painful associations in the minds of men, that it seems to have been dropped, by common consent, in all branches of the royal family.< Less
Charles I By Jacob Abbott
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A dramatic and sweeping account from master storyteller Jacob Abbott, detailing the trials, tribulations, errors, and ultimate tragedy of Charles I (1600–1649), who achieved fame by becoming... More > the only monarch of Britain to be executed after his country was plunged into a devastating civil war. After detailing his early life’s adventures, including his unsuccessful attempt to marry a Spanish Habsburg princess, and his later marriage to the French Bourbon princess Henrietta Maria, Abbot provides the reader with a concise background to the origin of the English Civil War. His death marked the abolition of the monarchy in Britain and the creation of a republic called the Commonwealth of England. The monarchy would only be restored in 1660, when Charles’s son was made king. This is without doubt the most readable account of Charles I’s life and the backdrop to the Civil War ever written.< Less
Charles I By Jacob Abbott
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A dramatic and sweeping account from master storyteller Jacob Abbott, detailing the trials, tribulations, errors, and ultimate tragedy of Charles I (1600–1649), who achieved fame by becoming... More > the only monarch of Britain to be executed after his country was plunged into a devastating civil war. After detailing his early life’s adventures, including his unsuccessful attempt to marry a Spanish Habsburg princess, and his later marriage to the French Bourbon princess Henrietta Maria, Abbot provides the reader with a concise background to the origin of the English Civil War. His death marked the abolition of the monarchy in Britain and the creation of a republic called the Commonwealth of England. The monarchy would only be restored in 1660, when Charles’s son was made king. This is without doubt the most readable account of Charles I’s life and the backdrop to the Civil War ever written.< Less
Charles Bovill By Bernard O'Connor
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Charles Bovill, after leaving Bedford School in the 1920s, studied radio communication in France, worked for Marconi, was transferred to Air Ministry during World War Two and helped with... More > ground-to-air radio communications for the TOP SECRET Special Duties Squadrons at RAF Tempsford in Bedfordshire. Introduced after the war as ‘Q’, the gadget quartermaster in Ian Fleming’s James Bond books, Charles was well-known for his electronic counter surveillance technology.< Less