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Charles

 (chärlz)Prince of Wales. Born 1948.
The eldest son of Elizabeth II and heir to the British throne. He was invested as Prince of Wales in 1969.

Charles

(tʃɑːlz)
n
1. (Biography) Prince of Wales. born 1948, son of Elizabeth II; heir apparent to the throne of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. He married (1981) Lady Diana Spencer; they separated in 1992 and were divorced in 1996; their son, Prince William of Wales, was born in 1982 and their second son, Prince Henry, in 1984; married (2005) Camilla Parker Bowles
2. (Biography) Ray real name Ray Charles Robinson. 1930–2004, US singer, pianist, and songwriter, whose work spans jazz, blues, gospel, pop, and country music

Charles

(tʃɑrlz)

n.
1. (Prince of Edinburgh and of Wales) born 1948, heir apparent to the throne of Great Britain (son of Elizabeth II).
2. Ray (Ray Charles Robinson), born 1930, U.S. blues singer and pianist.
3. Cape, a cape in E Virginia, N of the entrance to Chesapeake Bay.
4. a river in E Massachusetts, flowing between Boston and Cambridge into the Atlantic. 47 mi. (75 km) long.

Charles

(tʃɑrlz)
n.
1. Charles I,
b. ( “the Bald” ) A.D. 823–877, king of France 840–877; as Charles II, emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 875–877.
c. 1500–58, king of Spain 1516–56; as Charles V, emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1519–56.
d. 1600–49, king of England, Scotland, and Ireland 1625–49 (son of James I).
e. 1887–1922, emperor of Austria 1916–18; as Charles IV, king of Hungary 1916–18.
2. Charles II,
b. 1630–85, king of England, Scotland, and Ireland 1660–85 (son of Charles I).
3. Charles IV,
a. ( “Charles the Fair” ) 1294–1328, king of France 1322–28.
b. (Charles of Luxembourg) 1316–78, king of Germany 1347–78 and Bohemia 1346–78; emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1355–78.
4. Charles V,
a. ( “Charles the Wise” ) 1337–81, king of France 1364–80.
5. Charles VI ( “Charles the Mad” or “Charles the Well-beloved” ), 1368–1422, king of France 1380–1422.
6. Charles VII ( “Charles the Victorious” ), 1403–61, king of France 1422–61 (son of Charles VI).
7. Charles IX, 1550–74, king of France 1560–74.
8. Charles X, 1757–1836, king of France 1824–30.
9. Charles XIV, Bernadotte, Jean Baptiste Jules.
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Noun1.Charles - King of France from 1560 to 1574 whose reign was dominated by his mother Catherine de Medicis (1550-1574)Charles - King of France from 1560 to 1574 whose reign was dominated by his mother Catherine de Medicis (1550-1574)
2.Charles - King of France who began his reign with most of northern France under English controlCharles - King of France who began his reign with most of northern France under English control; after the intervention of Jeanne d'Arc the French were able to defeat the English and end the Hundred Years' War (1403-1461)
3.Charles - as Charles II he was Holy Roman Emperor and as Charles I he was king of France (823-877)Charles - as Charles II he was Holy Roman Emperor and as Charles I he was king of France (823-877)
4.Charles - King of England and Scotland and Ireland during the Restoration (1630-1685)
5.Charles - son of James I who was King of England and Scotland and Ireland; was deposed and executed by Oliver Cromwell (1600-1649)
6.Charles - the eldest son of Elizabeth II and heir to the English throne (born in 1948)
7.Charles - French physicist and author of Charles's law which anticipated Gay-Lussac's law (1746-1823)Charles - French physicist and author of Charles's law which anticipated Gay-Lussac's law (1746-1823)
8.Charles - king of the Franks and Holy Roman EmperorCharles - king of the Franks and Holy Roman Emperor; conqueror of the Lombards and Saxons (742-814)
9.Charles - a river in eastern Massachusetts that empties into Boston Harbor and that separates Cambridge from BostonCharles - a river in eastern Massachusetts that empties into Boston Harbor and that separates Cambridge from Boston
Bay State, Massachusetts, Old Colony, MA - a state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies
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Once she talked to the children of Charles Lamb and made up strange, inti- mate little stories concerning the life of the dead writer.
1] The Ancient History, ten volumes (1730-1738), by the French historian Charles Rollin (1661-1741).
I stood here, at the very spring and source of the second great period of the world's history; and could see the trickling stream of that history gather and deepen and broaden, and roll its mighty tides down the far centuries; and I could note the upspringing of adven- turers like myself in the shelter of its long array of thrones: De Montforts, Gavestons, Mortimers, Villier- ses; the war-making, campaign-directing wantons of France, and Charles the Second's scepter-wielding drabs; but nowhere in the procession was my full- sized fellow visible.
Baker was "imprisoned"--in a parlor; and he could not have been more visited, or more overwhelmed with attentions, if he had committed six murders and then-- while the gallows was preparing--"got religion"--after the manner of the holy Charles Peace, of saintly memory.
And look at Charles Second, and Louis Fourteen, and Louis Fifteen, and James Second, and Edward Second, and Richard Third, and forty more; besides all them Saxon heptarchies that used to rip around so in old times and raise Cain.
But the finest thing that has happened in my day was a year or so ago; that was Charles Peace's reception - him they called 'the Bannercross Murderer' - an Englishman.
It is certainly a very remarkable fact, that one of the most efficient advocates of the slave population, now before the public, is a fugitive slave, in the person of FREDERICK DOUGLASS; and that the free colored population of the United States are as ably represented by one of their own number, in the per- son of CHARLES LENOX REMOND, whose eloquent appeals have extorted the highest applause of multi- tudes on both sides of the Atlantic.
The lesson had comprised part of the reign of Charles I.
The experience of her, thus gained, has revived an idea in my mind which originally occurred to me at one of the "At Homes" of the late inimitable Charles Mathews, comedian.
Charles Darnay had yesterday pleaded Not Guilty to an indictment denouncing him (with infinite jingle and jangle) for that he was a false traitor to our serene, illustrious, excellent, and so forth, prince, our Lord the King, by reason of his having, on divers occasions, and by divers means and ways, assisted Lewis, the French King, in his wars against our said serene, illustrious, excellent, and so forth; that was to say, by coming and going, between the dominions of our said serene, illustrious, excellent, and so forth, and those of the said French Lewis, and wickedly, falsely, traitorously, and otherwise evil-adverbiously, revealing to the said French Lewis what forces our said serene, illustrious, excellent, and so forth, had in preparation to send to Canada and North America.
Dick, looking earnestly at me, and taking up his pen to note it down, 'when King Charles the First had his head cut off?
His cheeks were shaved, and his whitening beard and moustache were worn somewhat after the fashion of Charles Dickens.