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King of England, Scotland, and Ireland (1660-1685) who reigned during the Restoration, a period of expanding trade and colonization as well as strong opposition to Catholicism.
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1. (Biography) known as Charles the Bald. 823–877 ad, Holy Roman Emperor (875–877) and, as Charles I, king of France (843–877)
2. (Biography) the title as king of France of Charles III (Holy Roman Emperor). See Charles III1
3. (Biography) 1630–85, king of England, Scotland, and Ireland (1660–85) following the Restoration (1660); son of Charles I. He did much to promote commerce, science, and the Navy, but his Roman Catholic sympathies caused widespread distrust
4. (Biography) 1661–1700, the last Hapsburg king of Spain: his reign saw the end of Spanish power in Europe
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|Noun||1.||Charles II - as Charles II he was Holy Roman Emperor and as Charles I he was king of France (823-877)|
|2.||Charles II - King of England and Scotland and Ireland during the Restoration (1630-1685)|
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