(“Charles the Fair”) 1294–1328, king of France 1322–28.
(Charles of Luxembourg) 1316–78, king of Germany 1347–78 and Bohemia 1346–78; emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1355–78.
Charles I (def 5).
Charles III (def 4).
known as Charles the Fair. 1294–1328, king of France (1322–28): brother of Isabella of France, with whom he intrigued against her husband, Edward II of England
1316–78, king of Bohemia (1346–78) and Holy Roman Emperor (1355–78)
1748–1819, king of Spain (1788–1808), whose reign saw the domination of Spain by Napoleonic France: abdicated
title as king of Hungary of Charles I See Charles I
- Charles II
Charles I (def 2). (“Charles the Fat”) a.d. 809–888, king of France 884–887; as Charles III, emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 881–887. 1630–85, king of Great Britain 1660–85 (son of Charles I of England). 1661–1700, king of Spain 1665–1700. noun known as Charles the Bald. 823–877 ad, Holy Roman Emperor (875–877) and, as Charles […]
- Charles fries
Charles Carpenter, 1887–1967, U.S. linguist. plural noun another name for French fried potatoes
- Charles grey
Charles, 2nd Earl, 1764–1845, British statesman: prime minister 1830–34. Sir Edward (Viscount Fallodon) 1862–1933, British statesman. Sir George, 1812–98, British statesman and colonial administrator: prime minister of New Zealand 1877–79. Lady Jane (Lady Jane Dudley) 1537–54, descendant of Henry VII of England; executed under orders of Mary I to eliminate her as a rival for […]
- Charles X
(Charles Gustavus) 1622–60, king of Sweden 1654–60. 1757–1836, king of France 1824–30. noun title of Charles Gustavus. 1622–60, king of Sweden, who warred with Poland and Denmark in an attempt to create a unified Baltic state 1757–1836, king of France (1824–30): his attempt to restore absolutism led to his enforced exile