Charles II of England Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Charles II of England (Charles II)

Last Updated: 27 May, 2023 | Views: 144

Age: 54

Profession: Historical Men

Other Profession(s): Politician

Famous For: Merry Monarch, Restoration Era

Charles II of England Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
29 May, 1630 (54 Years 08 Months 8 Days)
Birth Country
United Kingdom
Birth State/Province
England
Birth District
London
Birth Place
St James's Palace
Birth Sign
Gemini
Religion
Catholicism
Nationalities
British
Died on
06 Feb, 1685
Cause of Death
Apoplexy

Charles II of England Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):
Charles II was ruler of England, Ireland, and Scotland from the time of the 1660 Reformation of the kingdom until his death in 1685. He reigned as king of Scotland from 1649 to 1651.

Charles II of England Family Tree:
Charles II was the oldest surviving child of Henrietta Maria of France and Charles I of England, Ireland, and Scotland. The Scottish Parliament crowned Charles II king on February 5, 1649, shortly after the execution of Charles I at Whitehall on January 30, 1649, which marked the end of the English Civil War.

Charles II of England History:
His 30th birthday was celebrated with a triumphant welcome in London on May 29, 1660. All legal papers referencing a reigning year after 1660 stated his accession to the throne in 1649. The Clarendon Code, a set of regulations passed by Charles' English parliament, was created to strengthen the authority of the restored Church of England.

Charles I of England Accomplishments:
Charles's rule saw the expansion of colonialism and trade in India, America and the East Indies (the British took New York from the Dutch in 1664), as well as the verse of Navigation Acts that guaranteed Britain's future as a sea power. In 1660, he established the Royal Society.

Charles I of England Cause of Death:
In the early morning hours of 6 February 1685, Charles suffered a spontaneous apoplexy, and he died at the Palace of Whitehall four days later at 11:45 a.m., aged 54.

Charles I of England Facts & Successor:
Despite having no biological offspring, Charles reported having twelve children with his seven mistresses, five of them were Lady Castlemaine, Barbara Villiers, for whom the Dukedom of Cleveland was established.
The Glorious Revolution deposed James II as king of England, Ireland, and Scotland succeeding his brother Charles II.
 

Charles II of England Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 185 cm
In Meters 1.85 m
In Feet & Inches 6'1"
Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 80 kg
In Pounds 176 Ibs
Eye Color
Black
Hair Color
Brown

Charles II of England Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Charles I of England
Mother's Name
Henrietta Maria of France
Spouse
Catherine Of Braganza
Brother(s)
James II, Charles James, Duke Of Cornwall And Rothesay, Henry Stuart, Duke Of Gloucester
Sister(s)
Mary, Princess Royal And Princess Of Orange, Henrietta Of England, Anne Stuart, Catherine Stuart, Elizabeth Stuart
Son(s)
James Scott, 1st Duke Of Monmouth, Charles Lennox, 1st Duke Of Richmond, Unnamed Son Stuart, Charles Beauclerk, 1st Duke Of St Albans, Second Stillborn Child Stuart, Henry FitzRoy, 1st Duke Of Grafton, James, Lord Beauclerk, Charles FitzRoy, 2nd Duke Of C
Daughter(s)
Charlotte Lee, Countess Of Lichfield, Cecelia FitzRoy, Charlotte Paston, Countess Of Yarmouth, Mary Crofts, Anne Lennard, Countess Of Sussex, Catherine FitzCharles
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