And the blood mounted to the pale face of Charles II
The Restoration Period, from the Restoration of Charles II
in 1660 to the death of Dryden in 1700.
To remedy this grievance, it was provided by a statute in the reign of Charles II
, that the intermissions should not be protracted beyond a period of three years.
Then followed the history and rise of the ancient and respectable family, in the usual terms; how it had been first settled in Cheshire; how mentioned in Dugdale, serving the office of high sheriff, representing a borough in three successive parliaments, exertions of loyalty, and dignity of baronet, in the first year of Charles II
, with all the Marys and Elizabeths they had married; forming altogether two handsome duodecimo pages, and concluding with the arms and motto:--"Principal seat, Kellynch Hall, in the county of Somerset," and Sir Walter's handwriting again in this finale:--
He who escorted La Valliere to Le Chaillot; he who delivered up Monk, cooped in an iron box, to Charles II
A still more formidable opposition was organized in the Hudson's Bay Company, chartered by Charles II
In dress he somewhat aped the attire associated with the name of Charles II
, having heard it said in some earlier period of his career that he bore a strange resemblance to the ill-fated Stuarts; and in his mouth he had a holder of his own contrivance which enabled him to smoke two cigars at once.
fantastic costumes, which, originating in the reign of Charles II