Charles III


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Charles III

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1. (Biography) known as Charles the Fat. 839–888 ad, Holy Roman Emperor (881–887) and, as Charles II, king of France (884–887). He briefly reunited the empire of Charlemagne
2. (Biography) 1716–88, king of Spain (1759–88), who curbed the power of the Church and tried to modernize his country
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"Yes; they sent me the order of Charles III.," returned Debray, carelessly.
"Because you have the order of Charles III., and you wish to announce the good news to me?"
Indeed, the preceding year, the royal houses of Holland, Austria, and England had concluded a treaty of alliance at the Hague, with the intention of plucking the crown of Spain from the head of Philip V, and placing it on that of an archduke to whom they prematurely gave the title of Charles III.
On the whole, the Bourbon monarchy is commonly associated with 18th-century attempts at enlightening Spanish Catholicism primarily because of the efforts under Charles III (10).
Monter takes the reader in successive chapters through the ups and downs of Lorraine's rulers from Rene I, the first ruler to acquire both the Duchy of Lorraine and the adjoining Duchy of Bar, through the rule of Charles III (1545-1608), Lorraine's most ambitious ruler, and finally to the series of French occupations from 1633 through the mid-eighteenth century that marked the end of Lorraine's independence.
From then on, Charles considered himself the rightful King of Scotland and gave himself the title King Charles III, rather than Prince of Wales which he had used until then, even while in exile.
Apogee of Empire: Spain and New Spain in the Age of Charles III, 1759-1789.
Besides his mother Loretta, Charlie will be greatly missed by his wife, Jean (Ripolone) of 42 years, and children Shelley and her husband Don Lockwood of Palmer, Charles III and his wife Pam Smith, James and his wife Amanda Smith, Glenn and his wife Angela Smith all of Wales.
The first section of this book, "Stalemate in the Metropole," examines efforts by the Spanish government, under King Charles III and his principal adviser, Leopoldo di Gregorio (later the marques de Esquilache), to strengthen the government in Madrid and the overseas empire.
In 1767 Charles III decreed the expulsion of Jesuits from the empire, and after that expulsion the Crown appointed royal administrators over the Guarani missions.
Louis IV was born in 921, son of Charles III, the Simple.
Charles III passed on a genetic predisposition to a disorder known as mandibular prognathism, or Class III skeletal malocclusion.