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Born on this day - Charles II

29th May 1630

Charles was the King of England, Scotland and Ireland from 1660 until his death in 1685, and had been King of Scotland from 1649 until he was deposed in 1651. His father, Charles I, was executed at the height of the English Civil War in 1649, after which the younger Charles fled to Europe.

Charles II and his Escape into Exile at Pen and Sword Books Back to Anniversaries