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Royal Charles : Charles II and the Restoration

Author: Antonia Fraser
Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1979.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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A biography of Charles II, 17th century British king whose reign after Cromwell's death brought about a return to peace and order.
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fraser, Antonia, 1932-
Royal Charles.
New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1979
(OCoLC)571226186
Named Person: Charles, King of England; Charles, roi d'Angleterre; Charles, King of England
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Antonia Fraser
ISBN: 039449721X 9780394497211
OCLC Number: 5171988
Description: xviii, 524 pages, [18] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. I. The hopeful prince. Heaven was liberal --
'I fear them not!' --
Present miseries --
Dependence --
The King's son --
pt. II. Nothing but the name. A candle to the devil --
Ravished at Worcester --
Heroical figure --
A difficult game --
The courtesies and the injuries --
At the waterside --
pt. III. This golden age. Noah's dove --
The best of queens --
The Dutch business --
Black day --
This revolution --
A very near alliance --
Virtues and imperfections --
pt. IV. The monarchy in danger. Subsisting together? --
The knot in the comb --
Peace for his own time --
Against exclusion --
A King at chess --
pt. V. His autumnal fortune. Bolder and older --
Another way of ruling --
The dregs of life --
His royal ashes.
Responsibility: Antonia Fraser.

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A biography of Charles II, 17th century British king whose reign after Cromwell's death brought about a return to peace and order.

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