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Charles II, the man and the statesman

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Published by History Book Club in London .
Written in English

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  • Charles -- II, -- King of England.

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    Statement(by) Maurice Ashley.
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    Open LibraryOL19716451M

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[Maurice Ashley] -- Major portion devoted to the political developments that shaped 17th-century England both domestically and in foreign relations, indicating Charles II's crucial role in each case.

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IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print : 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.

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Edward Hyde, 1st Earl of Clarendon (18 February – 9 December ), was an English statesman, diplomat and historian, who served as chief advisor to Charles I during the First English Civil War, and Lord Chancellor to his son from to Unlike many contemporaries, Hyde largely avoided involvement in the political disputes of the s, until Parents: Henry Hyde, Mary Langford.

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