Charles II (def 2).
(“Charles the Simple”) a.d. 879–929, king of France 898–923.
Charles VI (def 2).
1716–1788, king of Spain 1759–88; as Charles IV, king of Naples 1734–59.
known as Charles the Fat. 839–888 ad, Holy Roman Emperor (881–887) and, as Charles II, king of France (884–887). He briefly reunited the empire of Charlemagne
1716–88, king of Spain (1759–88), who curbed the power of the Church and tried to modernize his country
- Charles IX
1550–74, king of France 1560–74. 1550–1611, king of Sweden 1604–11 (son of Gustavus I). noun 1550–74, king of France (1560–74), son of Catherine de’ Medici and Henry II: his reign was marked by war between Huguenots and Catholics
- Charles john canning
Charles John, 1st Earl, 1812–62, British statesman: governor general of India 1856–62. his father, George, 1770–1827, British statesman: prime minister 1827. Sir Stratford, Stratford de Redcliffe, 1st Viscount. noun the process or business of sealing food in cans or tins to preserve it noun Charles John, 1st Earl Canning. 1812–62, British statesman; governor general of […]
- Charles lever
Charles James (“Cornelius O’Dowd”) 1806–72, Irish novelist and essayist. noun a rigid bar pivoted about a fulcrum, used to transfer a force to a load and usually to provide a mechanical advantage any of a number of mechanical devices employing this principle a means of exerting pressure in order to accomplish something; strategic aid verb […]
- Charles lindbergh
Anne (Spencer) Morrow, 1906–2001, U.S. writer (wife of Charles Augustus Lindbergh). Charles Augustus, 1902–74, U.S. aviator: made the first solo, nonstop transatlantic flight 1927. noun Charles Augustus. 1902–74, US aviator, who made the first solo nonstop flight across the Atlantic (1927)