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'A Short Character of Charles the Second'

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9322

Scope and Contents

'A short Character of Charles the Second King of England setting forth his untimely death &c', an anonymous short account of the character of Charles II (1630-1685; King, 1660-85), by someone who knew or served him. It is unbound, and includes reference to the opinion of Dr. Thomas Short, physician, that Charles II was poisoned. 10pp.


  • Creation: 1675-1699 (Circa)

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1 envelope(s) (1 envelope)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased 1995

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