Visual Timeline: Charles II of England

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1630 CE: Charles, son of Charles I of England and future Charles II of England, is born.
 
 
1649 CE: Charles, son of Charles I of England, becomes Charles II of Scotland.
 
 
1651 CE: Charles II of Scotland is crowned at Scone.
 
1651 CE: Charles II of Scotland flees England after defeat at the Battle of Worcester.
 
 
1660 CE: The Treaty of Breda where Charles II of Scotland promises a free Parliament and religious toleration if he is restored to the English throne.
 
 
1660 CE: The Restoration of the monarchy in England. Charles II of England returns.
 
 
1661 CE: The coronation of Charles II of England in Westminster Abbey.
 
1662 CE: The Royal Society recieves its charter from Charles II of England.
 
1662 CE: Charles II of England marries Catherine of Braganza.
 
 
1663 CE: Charles II of England grants the lands of 'Carolina' in North America to eight noblemen.
 
 
1663 CE: Charles II of England grants a royal charter to the Rhode Island colony.
 
1665 CE: A new wave of the Black Death plague creates great loss of life in England.
 
 
1666 CE: The Netherlands' navy defeats the British at Medway, England.
 
1666 CE: The Great Fire of London begins and rages for four days.
 
 
1667 CE: Treaty of Breda where the Netherlands cedes New Amsterdam to Britain (and it is renamed New York).
 
 
1670 CE: The Treaty of Dover between Charles II of England and Louis XIV of France, an alliance against the Netherlands.
 
1678 CE: Titus Oates spreads an invented plot that traitors plan to assassinate Charles II of England.
 
 
1681 CE: Charles II of England grants the Quaker entrepreneur William Penn the territory of Pennsylvania.
 
1683 CE: The Rye House Plot is foiled, which attempted to replace Charles II of England with his illegitimate son the Duke of Monmouth.
 
1685 CE: Charles II of England dies after a stroke in London’s Whitehall Palace.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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