The Departure of Charles II for England, Jan de Bisschop, 1660 - 1662

The Departure of Charles II for England, Jan de Bisschop, 1660 - 1662

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The English parliament decided to restore the House of Stuart to the throne in the spring of 1660. Charles II, who had lived in exile on the European continent since 1651, returned to England shortly after the Restoration. His departure from Scheveningen drew enormous crowds. Eyewitnesses reported that they had never before seen so many people gathered together.

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