Who is Charles?

  • (noun): The eldest son of Elizabeth II and heir to the English throne (born in 1948).
    Synonyms: Prince Charles
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Charles

Charles is a masculine given name, the English and French form of a Germanic name first recorded in the Anglo-Saxon period as Cearl or Ceorl, as the name of king Cearl of Mercia.

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Neustria - Carolingian Subkingdom
... Seine and Loire" when it was given as a regnum (kingdom) by Charlemagne to his eldest son, Charles the Younger, in 790 ... At this time, the chief city of the kingdom appears to be Le Mans where the royal court of Charles was established. 831, he gave it to Pepin I of Aquitaine, and following the latter's death in 838, to Charles the Bald ...
History Of The Isle Of Man - Early Modern Period - English Civil War and Interregnum
... In 1643 Charles I ordered James Stanley, 7th Earl of Derby to go to Mann, where the people, who were no doubt influenced by what was taking place in England, threatened to revolt ... Six months after the death of Charles I (30 January 1649), Stanley received a summons from General Ireton to surrender the island, which he declined ... England with some of his troops, among whom were 300 Manxmen, to join King Charles II ...
Frances Burney - Family Life
... the younger Susanna Elizabeth (1755–1800), Charles (1757–1817) and Charlotte Ann (1761–1838) ... The younger Charles Burney was a well-known classical scholar ... Esther Sleepe Burney also bore two other boys, both named Charles, who died in infancy in 1752 and 1754 ...
Quadroni Of St. Charles
... Charles are two cycles of paintings depicting the life and miracles of St ... Charles Borromeo, the first Saint of the Counter-Reformation ... Charles' name day on November 4 ...
Pope Adrian VI - Early Career
... he was appointed tutor to Emperor Maximilian I's (1493–1519) seven year old grandson, Charles, who was later to become Emperor Charles V (1519–56) ... arrival at the Imperial Court in Toledo, Charles V secured his succession to the See of Tortosa, and on 14 November 1516 commissioned him Inquisitor General of Aragon ... During the minority of Charles V, Adrian was named to serve with Cardinal Francisco Jimenez de Cisneros as co-regent of Spain ...

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  • (noun): A river in eastern Massachusetts that empties into Boston Harbor and that separates Cambridge from Boston.
    Synonyms: Charles River

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    Mead had studied for the ministry, but had lost his faith and took great delight in blasphemy. Capt. Charles H. Frady, pioneer missionary, held a meeting here and brought Mead back into the fold. He then became so devout that, one Sunday, when he happened upon a swimming party, he shot at the people in the river, and threatened to kill anyone he again caught desecrating the Sabbath.
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