Reference Entry

Charles II (1630-1685), king of England, Scotland, and Ireland

Paul Christopher Seaward

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/5144

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The civil wars, 1642-1648 | Accession and Scotland, 1649-1651 | Exile and Restoration, 1651-1660 | The foundations of the Restoration monarchy, 1660-1665 | Politics and patronage at the court of Charles II | Scotland and Ireland | Charles II and the continent, 1660-1665 | The first crisis: 1665-1668 | France, popery, and dissent: the Third Anglo-Dutch War, 1669-1673 | Danby and recovery from the second Dutch war, 1674-1678 | The crisis of 1678-1681 | A tory peace, 1681-1685 | A disgrace to the history of our country

Reference Entry.  22939 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: biography ; history

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