Charles

Definitions

  • Charles Carrol of Carrollton
    Charles Carrol of Carrollton
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Charles a river in eastern Massachusetts that empties into Boston Harbor and that separates Cambridge from Boston
    • n Charles king of the Franks and Holy Roman Emperor; conqueror of the Lombards and Saxons (742-814)
    • n Charles French physicist and author of Charles's law which anticipated Gay-Lussac's law (1746-1823)
    • n Charles the eldest son of Elizabeth II and heir to the English throne (born in 1948)
    • n Charles son of James I who was King of England and Scotland and Ireland; was deposed and executed by Oliver Cromwell (1600-1649)
    • n Charles King of England and Scotland and Ireland during the Restoration (1630-1685)
    • n Charles as Charles II he was Holy Roman Emperor and as Charles I he was king of France (823-877)
    • n Charles King of France who began his reign with most of northern France under English control; after the intervention of Jeanne d'Arc the French were able to defeat the English and end the Hundred Years' War (1403-1461)
    • n Charles King of France from 1560 to 1574 whose reign was dominated by his mother Catherine de Medicis (1550-1574)
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Sir Charles Bagot Sir Charles Bagot
Charles de Lorraine, Duke of Mayenne——35 Charles de Lorraine, Duke of Mayenne——35
Charles Dickens Plaque Charles Dickens Plaque
Birthplace of Charles Dickens, 387 Mile End Terrace, Commercial Road, Landport Birthplace of Charles Dickens, 387 Mile End Terrace, Commercial Road, Landport
Charles Vi. And Odette——71 Charles Vi. And Odette——71
The Body of Charles VI. Lying in State——84 The Body of Charles VI. Lying in State——84
Charles the Rash——203 Charles the Rash——203
Louis Xi. And Charles the Rash at Peronne——209 Louis Xi. And Charles the Rash at Peronne——209

Quotations

  • Thomas B. Macaulay
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    “There were gentlemen and there were seamen in the navy of Charles the Second. But the seamen were not gentlemen; and the gentlemen were not seamen.”

Usage

In literature:

He rode a few yards behind Count Charles d'Anjou and the three knights Charles had appointed marshals of his army.
"The Saracen: The Holy War" by Robert Shea
Charles G. Ames gave the address of welcome.
"History of Woman Suffrage, Volume III (of III)" by Various
The coachman told Charles so when he saw how swollen she was, and Charles cried the more.
"Forgotten Tales of Long Ago" by E. V. Lucas
CHARLES C. NORRIS, captain, mustered in Aug. 15, 1862; promoted from second lieutenant Nov. 1, 1862; mustered out with company May 24, 1863.
"War from the Inside" by Frederick L. (Frederick Lyman) Hitchcock
Charles-Norton looked at it long, as it lay, shivering slightly, there in his palm.
"The Trimming of Goosie" by James Hopper
Charles is Charles, and he must and shall succeed.
"Mummery" by Gilbert Cannan
The Protestant gentlemen absented themselves, consequently, from the court of Charles IX.
"Henry IV, Makers of History" by John S. C. Abbott
Prynne, the sturdy Puritan, was confined here in Charles I.
"England, Picturesque and Descriptive" by Joel Cook
Dr. Charles H. Eaton and Mrs. Delia S. Parnell (mother of Charles Stewart Parnell).
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume IV" by Various
Mrs. Evans then introduced Mary (Mrs. Charles R.) Beard, wife of the well-known professor in Columbia University.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume V"
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In poetry:

Sir Charles Murray of Ratcliff, too,
His sisters sonne was hee;
Sir David Lamb, so well esteem'd,
Yet saved cold not bee.
"The More Modern Ballad of Chevy Chace" by Anonymous British
Ser Charls a Murre in that place,
That never a foot wolde fle;
Ser Hewe Maxwelle, a lorde he was,
With the Doglas dyd he dey.
"Chevy-Chase" by Anonymous British
And with Earl Douglas there was slain
Sir Hugh Montgomery,
And Sir Charles Morrel that from the field
One foot would never fly;
"Chevy Chase" by Henry Morley
And with Erle Douglas, there was slaine
Sir Hugh Mountgomerye,
Sir Charles Murray, that from the feeld
One foote wold never flee.
"The More Modern Ballad of Chevy Chace" by Anonymous British
Another Una; and in chastity
A second Britomart; in beauty far
O'er her who led King Charles's chivalry
And Paynim lands to war….
"Romance" by Madison Julius Cawein
God has took their little treasure,
And his name I'll tell you now,
He has gone from earth forever,
Their little Charles Henry House.
"Little Henry" by Julia A Moore

In news:

13 Hawks Nest Plz, Saint Charles, MO 63303.
She married Charles Bailey Burk on Aug 26, 1940, in Maryland, and he died Aug 18, 1983.
She was the wife of the late Charles E Burnham , who died in 1999.
View full size Raymond Charles White pleads not guilty to capital murder.
The writer moved into the space with her husband, the dancer Charles Askegard, in 2005.
Candace Bushnell , Charles Askegard.
In the mid-2000s, St Charles police K-9 officer Grant Jansen and his police dog Czar patrolled the city for drug traffickers.
Unless your name is Charles Butt, you are not the San Antonio-area resident who is among the world's 200 wealthiest billionaires.
Daughter of the late Charles Stebens and Iva (Lauber) Stebens.
Former Cowboy defensive lineman Charles Haley joined KESN-FM 103.3 recently.
Resident Charles ' Buzzy ' Bryant passes away.
Charles " Buzzy " Bryant of Bowie, Md.
Buzzy was the son of Charles and Goldie Peterson and a graduate of Warren Hills Regional High School.
Charles Cumming, Author, Simon Vance, Read by Tantor Media $39.99 (0p) ISBN 978-1-4001-0517-5.
Capturing the soul of a sunflower or the tilt of a worn rain pipe, Charles Burchfield (1893-1967) was as obsessed with small-town America as was, say, the folk painter Edward Hicks with his otherworldly "Peaceable Kingdom".
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In science:

Fred Charles Andrews Asymptotic Behavior of Some Rank Tests for Analysis of Variance.
Erich Leo Lehmann---A glimpse into his life and work
In Proceedings of the Prague Symposium on Asymptotic Statistics (Charles Univ., Prague, 1973), Vol. I (J.
Erich Leo Lehmann---A glimpse into his life and work
Readers interested in Sir Charles Bell’s work can refer . 4 Facial Expression recognition should not be confused with human Emotion Recognition.
Face Expression Recognition and Analysis: The State of the Art
Charles Gale made a review of the present situation and the uncertainties.
Theory summary. Hard Probes 2012
In Carlos Cid and Jean-Charles Faug´ere, editors, Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Symbolic Computation and Cryptography, pages 27–44, June 2010.
On the decoding of quasi-BCH codes
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