Cultural depictions of Charles II of England

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Charles II of England has been portrayed many times in popular culture.


Charles II is the hero of Georgette Heyer's historical account, published in 1938, denoted the Royal Escape, which covers the period from the defeat at Worcester to his sailing to France, from 3 September to 15 October 1651; all of it spent in hiding and journeyings. The book, with a wealth of detail and taken from actual accounts by people who helped Charles along the way, and one by the King as dictated to Pepys (who would later write on the Great Plague) is meticulously cited.


Charles has been portrayed on screen by:


On television, Charles has been portrayed by: