Charles


Charles
Charles
Charles1 [chärlz]
n.
[Fr < ML Carolus or Gmc Karl, lit., full-grown; akin to OE ceorl, CHURL]
a masculine name: dim. Charley, Charlie, Chuck; var. Carl, Karl; equiv. L. Carolus, Ger. Carl, Karl, It. Carlo, Sp. Carlos, Du. Karel; fem. Charlene, Charlotte, Caroline
Charles2 [chärlz]
1. Prince 1948- ; Prince of Wales: son of Elizabeth II
2. Charles I A.D. 823-877; king of France (843-877) &, as Charles II, Holy Roman Emperor (875-877): called the Bald
3. Charles I (born Charles Stuart) 1600-49; king of England, Scotland, & Ireland (1625-49): beheaded
4. Charles I (born Charles Francis Joseph) 1887-1922; emperor of Austria &, as Charles IV, king of Hungary (1916-18): forced to abdicate
5. Charles I CHARLEMAGNE
6. Charles II 1630-85; king of England, Scotland, & Ireland (1660-85)
7. Charles IV 1294-1328; king of France (1322-28): called the Fair
8. Charles IV 1748-1819; king of Spain (1788-1808): forced to abdicate by Napoleon I
9. Charles V 1337-80; king of France (1364-80): called the Wise
10. Charles V 1500-58; Holy Roman Emperor (1519-56) &, as Charles I, king of Spain (1516-56): abdicated
11. 1368-1422: king of France (1380-1422): called the Well-Beloved
12. Charles VII 1403-61; king of France (1422-61): called the Victorious
13. Charles VIII (born Charles Albert) 1697-1745; Holy Roman Emperor (1742-45)
14. Charles XIV (John) see BERNADOTTE Jean Baptiste Jules
15. Ray (born Ray Charles Robinson) 1930-2004; U.S. rhythm-and-blues musician, singer, & composer
Charles3 [chärlz]
[after CHARLES I of England: see CHARLES2 Prince]
1. river in E Mass., flowing into Boston Bay: c. 60 mi (97 km)
2. Cape cape in SE Va., at the mouth of Chesapeake Bay, forming the tip of Delmarva Peninsula

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  • Charles — Charles, Ray * * * (as used in expressions) Adams, Charles Francis Addams, Charles (Samuel) Atlas, Charles Babbage, Charles Barkley, Charles (Wade) Charles Daly Barnet Bartlett, Sir Frederic C(harles) Baudelaire, Charles (Pierre) Charles Edward… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Charles X — de France Pour les articles homonymes, voir Charles X (homonymie). Charles X …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Charles — ist ein männlicher Vorname, der auch als Familienname in Gebrauch ist. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Herkunft und Bedeutung 2 Bekannte Namensträger 2.1 Vorname 2.2 Familienname …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Charles I — may refer to: In Kings and Emperors: Charles I, Holy Roman Emperor or Charlemagne (742–814) Charles I of Naples, King of Sicily (1226–1285) Charles I of Hungary, King of Hungary (1288–1342) Charles I of Bohemia or Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor… …   Wikipedia

  • Charles II — may refer to: Charles the Bald (823–877), king of the West Franks and Holy Roman Emperor Charles II of Naples (1248–1309) Charles II of Alençon (1297–1346) Charles II of Navarre (1332–1387) Charles II, Duke of Lorraine (1390–1431) Charles II,… …   Wikipedia

  • CHARLES II — (1630 1685) roi d’Angleterre (1660 1685) Fils aîné du roi décapité, privé du trône d’Angleterre en 1649, chassé en 1651 de l’Écosse qui l’avait reconnu roi en janvier de la même année, Charles doit mener une longue vie d’exilé, plus ou moins… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • CHARLES VI — (1685 1740) empereur germanique (1711 1740) Frère cadet de l’empereur germanique Joseph Ier, l’archiduc Charles avait été destiné dès son plus jeune âge à régner sur l’Espagne, puisque le dernier Habsbourg d’Espagne, Charles II, était… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Charles IV — may refer to: Charles IV of France, the Fair (1294–1328) Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor (1316–1378) Charles IV of Navarre (1421–1461) Charles IV, Duke of Anjou (1436–1481) Charles IV of Alençon (1489–1525) Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor and IV of… …   Wikipedia

  • CHARLES X — (1757 1836) roi de France (1824 1830) Né à Versailles le 9 octobre 1757, Charles était le quatrième fils du dauphin Louis (fils de Louis XV, mort en 1765 sans avoir régné). À la cour de Versailles, la vie du jeune comte d’Artois (tel était son… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Charles V — may refer to: Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor (1500 – 1558), also Charles I of Spain Charles V of Naples (1661 – 1700), better known as Charles II of Spain Charles V of France (1338 – 1380), called the Wise Charles V, Duke of Lorraine (1643 – 1690) …   Wikipedia


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