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Charles II Stuart, King of England, Scotland, and Ireland

Also Known As: "The Merry Monarch", "Prince Charles James", "King of England", ""Öld Rowley" / The Merry Monarch", "King of Scotland", "King of Ireland"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: St. James's Palace, St. James's, London, England
Death: Died in Whitehall Palace, Whitehall, London, England
Cause of death: stroke
Place of Burial: Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Charles I, King of England, Scotland, and Ireland; Henrietta Maria of France, Queen of England, Scotland, and Ireland and Henrietta Maria Stuart
Husband of <private> Stuart; Christina Bennet; Catherine of Braganza, Queen Consort of England and Jean Hamilton
Partner of Margaret de Carteret (Cartright); Miss Lucy Walter; Elizabeth Boyle, Lady Shannon; Barbara Palmer, 1st Duchess of Cleveland (Royal Mistress of Charles II); Eleanor "Nell" Gwyn and 6 others
Father of James Scott; <private> Tudor; <private> Lennox; <private> Beauclerk; <private> FitzRoy and 20 others
Brother of Mary, Princess Royal and Princess of Orange; Henry Stuart, Duke of Gloucester; James VII of Scotland & II of England and Ireland; Princess Elizabeth of England; Princess Anne of England and 4 others
Half brother of Joanna Taylor

Occupation: King of England, King of Great Britain
Managed by: Günther Kipp
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Immediate Family

About Charles II of England

a short summary from Wikipedia :

Charles II

King of Scotland

Reign: 30 January 1649 – 3 September 1651

Coronation: 1 January 1651

Predecessor: Charles I

Successor Military government led by George Monck

King of England, Scotland, and Ireland

Reign 29 May 1660[2] – 6 February 1685

Coronation 23 April 1661

Predecessor Charles I (de jure)

Council of State (de facto)

Successor James II & VII

Spouse Catherine of Braganza

Issue

Illegitimate:

James Scott, 1st Duke of Monmouth

Charles FitzCharles, 1st Earl of Plymouth

Charles FitzRoy, 2nd Duke of Cleveland

Charlotte Lee, Countess of Lichfield

Henry FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Grafton

George FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Northumberland

Charles Beauclerk, 1st Duke of St Albans

Charles Lennox, 1st Duke of Richmond

House: House of Stuart

Father: Charles I

Mother: Henrietta Maria of France

Born: 29 May 1630 (N.S.: 8 June 1630)

St. James's Palace, London England

Died: 6 February 1685 (aged 54) (N.S.: 16 February 1685)

Whitehall Palace, London

Burial: Westminster Abbey

Religion: Anglican, converted to Roman Catholicism on his deathbed

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other Links:

http://www.britroyals.com/kings.asp?id=charles2

http://www.englishmonarchs.co.uk/stuart_3.htm

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=1975

http://www.geneall.net/U/per_page.php?id=3985

http://www.luminarium.org/encyclopedia/charles2.htm

http://www.nndb.com/people/554/000093275/

http://www.royalist.info/execute/biog?person=270

http://thepeerage.com/p10139.htm#i101388

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Charles II of England's Timeline

1630
May 29, 1630
St. James's Palace, St. James's, London, England
June 27, 1630
Chapel Royal, Whitehall, London, England
1649
March 9, 1649
Age 18
Rotterdam, Government of Rotterdam, South Holland, The Netherlands
1650
1650
Age 19
1655
1655
Age 24
Rotterdam, Holland (South), Netherlands
1657
1657
Age 26
1658
1658
Age 27
London, Greater London, UK
1661
February 25, 1661
Age 30
Westminster, Middlesex, England
1662
May 21, 1662
Age 31
Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
June 18, 1662
Age 32
Westminster, Middlesex, England