History Series / CharlesIIThePowerAndThePassion

24th Oct '15 4:20:30 AM Morgenthaler
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* GenreSavvy: Catherine of Braganza expects to be repudiated when she turned barren. Perhaps because she remembered [[UsefulNotes/HenryVIII a certain other king of England]] having doing the same. Surprisingly to everyone, Charles lets her stay.
18th Nov '14 4:45:39 AM Patachou
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18th Nov '14 1:58:55 AM Patachou
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A 2003 BBC series about the life and reign of Charles II. RufusSewell plays the titular monarch. DianaRigg, Rupert Graves, MartinFreeman and ShirleyHenderson also play substantial roles.


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A 2003 BBC series about the life and reign of Charles II.UsefulNotes/CharlesII. RufusSewell plays the titular monarch. DianaRigg, Creator/DianaRigg, Rupert Graves, MartinFreeman Creator/MartinFreeman and ShirleyHenderson Creator/ShirleyHenderson also play substantial roles.

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* GenreSavvy: Catherine of Braganza expects to be repudiated when she turned barren. Perhaps because she remembered [[HenryVIII a certain other king of England]] having doing the same. Surprisingly to everyone, Charles lets her stay.

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* GenreSavvy: Catherine of Braganza expects to be repudiated when she turned barren. Perhaps because she remembered [[HenryVIII [[UsefulNotes/HenryVIII a certain other king of England]] having doing the same. Surprisingly to everyone, Charles lets her stay.



* IdiotBall: James, Duke of York, ranting hysterically about protestant icon [[TheVirginQueen Elizabeth I]] to protestants who already suspect him. Never mind that she died more than half a century before.

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* IdiotBall: James, Duke of York, ranting hysterically about protestant icon [[TheVirginQueen [[UsefulNotes/ElizabethI Elizabeth I]] to protestants who already suspect him. Never mind that she died more than half a century before.
4th Jan '14 4:12:00 PM TastySauce
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-->"We have a pretty witty king,\\

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-->"We ->"We have a pretty witty king,\\
4th Jan '14 4:11:27 PM TastySauce
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Nor ever did a wise one." -- ''Earl or Rochester''

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Nor ever did a wise one." -- ''Earl or Rochester''
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-->-- '''Earl of Rochester'''
19th Feb '13 12:44:50 PM DynamicDragon
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* MaliciousSlander: Titus Oates does this against Catholics.
12th Dec '12 7:40:32 AM DoveAlexa
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* HairOfGold: Frances Stewart



* MoralEventHorizon: For a lot of viewers, [[spoiler: Lady Castlemaine sleeping with the Duke of Monmouth -- the teenage son of her lover, Charles II.]] In all fairness to her, this seems to have been made up for the series.
20th Sep '12 8:00:13 PM Mipp
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* FakeNationality: The utterly British Diana Rigg as Queen Henrietta Maria, who was very French and didn't learn to speak English until well into adulthood.


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* MoralEventHorizon: For a lot of viewers, [[spoiler: Lady Castlemaine sleeping with the Duke of Monmouth -- the teenage son of her lover, Charles II.]] In all fairness to her, this seems to have been made up for the series.
9th Aug '12 8:19:13 AM Coral
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* GenreSavvy: Catherine of Braganza expects to be repudiated when she turned barren. Perhaps because she remembered a certain
other king of England doing the same. Surprisingly to everyone, Charles lets her stay.

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* GenreSavvy: Catherine of Braganza expects to be repudiated when she turned barren. Perhaps because she remembered [[HenryVIII a certain
certain other king of England England]] having doing the same. Surprisingly to everyone, Charles lets her stay.



* IdiotBall: James, Duke of York, ranting hysterically about protestant icon Elizabeth I to protestants who already suspect him. Never mind that she died more than half a century before.

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* IdiotBall: James, Duke of York, ranting hysterically about protestant icon [[TheVirginQueen Elizabeth I I]] to protestants who already suspect him. Never mind that she died more than half a century before.
7th Aug '12 4:04:24 AM Coral
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* EffeminateMisogynisticGuy: Philippe of France again.
* EvilMatriarch: Queen Henriette-Maria



* GenreSavvy: Catherine of Braganza expects to be repudiated when she turned barren. Perhaps because she remembered a certain other king of England doing the same. Surprisingly to everyone, Charles lets her stay.

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* GenreSavvy: Catherine of Braganza expects to be repudiated when she turned barren. Perhaps because she remembered a certain certain
other king of England doing the same. Surprisingly to everyone, Charles lets her stay.stay.
* HairOfGold: Frances Stewart


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* KickTheDog: Henrietta Maria when she refuses to see her son Henry, even though he's on his deathbed, since he's a protestant.


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* ShotgunWedding: The Duke of York tries to get out of this, but Charles and the bride's father insist he stays married to her.
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