Charles II

823 - 877

A Quote by Charles II

You had better have one King than five hundred.

Charles II (823 - 877)

Source: Remark after dissolving the Oxford Parliament, 28 Mar 1681.

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A Quote by Charles II on death and time

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He had been, he said, an unconscionable time dying; he hoped that they would excuse it.

Charles II (823 - 877)

Source: Macaulay, History of England

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A Quote by Charles II

Let not poor Nelly starve. (his mistress, Nell Gwynne)

Charles II (823 - 877)

Source: On his deathbe. from Gilbert Burnet, The Historyof My Own Times, 1724-1734

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A Quote by Charles II on religion and suffering

Said to a deputation of Quakers: Of this you may be assured, that you shall none of you suffer for your opinions or religion, so long as you live peaceably, and you have the word of a king for it.

Charles II (823 - 877)

Source: Works, by R. Hubberthorn.

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