A Short Character of Charles the Second

Scope and Content

'A short Character of Charles the Second King of England setting forth his untimely death &c', an anonymous short account of the character of Charles II (1630-1685; King, 1660-85), by someone who knew or served him. It is unbound, and includes reference to the opinion of Dr. Thomas Short, physician, that Charles II was poisoned. 10pp.

Administrative / Biographical History


Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Purchased 1995.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

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