Charles II was king of England, Scotland, and Ireland. He had several aristocratic mistresses, and one of more humble birth - the actress Nell Gwynn. He said of her prior to his death: Let not poor Nelly starve.
This is the funeral effigy of England's King Henry VII (the father of King Henry VIII), who was the first Tudor monarch and reigned from 1485 to It is said to be the finest death mask in existence. It's also unusual in that his eyes are open.
House of Stuart (restored) - Charles II Recognised by Royalists in 1649 - born 29 May 1630 St. James' Palace son of Charles I and Henrietta Maria of France - died 6 February 1685 Whitehall Palace aged 54