King Charles II

Biography of King Charles II

Charles II
Charles II

Charles II (1630-1685) became King of England, Scotland, and Ireland when the monarchy was restored in 1660.

After the Restoration in 1660, the University removed the College Arms from their position above the gateway on the newly-completed Old College. They were replaced with the Royal Arms and the initials "CR2".


King Charles II
Born 29 May 1630.
Died 6 February 1685.
University Link: Benefactor
Occupation categories: monarchs
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Record last updated: 29th May 2007

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