King Charles II
(1630-1685)

 

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Mary DAVIS

King Charles II

  • Born: 29 May 1630
  • Partnership: Mary DAVIS
  • Died: 6 Feb 1685 aged 54
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bullet  General Notes:

Charles II, King of England, Scotland, and Ireland
Reign: 29 May 1630 \endash 6 February 1685.
Coronation:23 April 1661 (as King of England and Ireland).
Predecessor: Charles I (deposed and executed 1649).
Successor:James II & VII, King of Scotland.
Reign: 30 January 1649 \endash 3 September 1651.
Coronation: 1 January 1651.
Charles had no legitimate children, but acknowledged a dozen by seven mistresses, including five by the notorious Barbara Villiers, Lady Castlemaine, for whom the Dukedom of Cleveland was created. His other mistresses included Moll Davis, Nell Gwyn, Elizabeth Killigrew, Catherine Pegge, Lucy Walter, and Louise de Kérouaille, Duchess of Portsmouth. As a result, in his lifetime he was often nicknamed "Old Rowley", the name of one of his horses which was notable at the time as a stallion.


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Charles had a relationship with Mary DAVIS. (Mary DAVIS was born in 1648 and died in 1708.)




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