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Carlos.

For Spanish and Portuguese kings thus named, use Charles.

Carlos,

1545–68, prince of the Asturias, son of Philip II of Spain and Maria of Portugal. Don Carlos, who seems to have been mentally unbalanced and subject to fits of homicidal mania, was imprisoned by his father in 1568. When he died shortly afterward, it was rumored (falsely) that Philip had poisoned him. Friedrich von Schiller deliberately idealized his character in his tragedy Don Carlos, portraying him as a champion of liberalism, unhappily in love with his stepmother, Elizabeth of ValoisElizabeth of Valois
, 1545–68, queen of Spain, daughter of Henry II of France. Originally intended to wed Don Carlos, son of Philip II of Spain, she was married (1559) to Philip himself.
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Carlos

(Carlos María Isidro de Borbón), 1788–1855, second son of Charles IV of Spain. He was the first Carlist pretender. After his father's abdication (1808) he was, with the rest of his family, held a prisoner in France until 1814. A conservative and a devout Catholic, he was supported by the clerical party when he refused to recognize Isabella, daughter of his brother, Ferdinand VIIFerdinand VII,
1784–1833, king of Spain (1808–33), son of Charles IV and María Luisa. Excluded from a role in the government, he became the center of intrigues against the chief minister Godoy and attempted to win the support of Napoleon I.
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, as successor to the Spanish throne. When his niece became queen (1833) as Isabella IIIsabella II,
1830–1904, queen of Spain (1833–68), daughter of Ferdinand VII and of Maria Christina. Her uncle, Don Carlos, contested her succession under the Salic law, and thus the Carlist Wars began (see Carlists).
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, Don Carlos took up arms. Defeated in 1839, he escaped to France and renounced his claim in favor of his son, Don Carlos, conde de Montemolín. See CarlistsCarlists,
partisans of Don Carlos (1788–1855) and his successors, who claimed the Spanish throne under the Salic law of succession, introduced (1713) by Philip V. The law (forced on Philip by the War of the Spanish Succession to avoid a union of the French and Spanish
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Carlos

Don. full name Carlos María Isidro de Borbón. 1788--1855, second son of Charles IV: pretender to the Spanish throne and leader of the Carlists.
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I didn't take charge in the fifth set, we took charge in the fifth set,' said Carlos who finished with 22 points.
Despite playing in China for two years now, Carlos says he struggles with Chinese.
La Biblioteca Historica Municipal ha centrado sus esfuerzos en la exhibicion La fama de Carlos III.
For his part, Carlos said: "We will organize ourselves offensively and defensively by blending the old and the new.
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Carlos, his father Carlos Perez-Trujillo, 41, and his sister, Sarah Perez, 12, weren't wearing seat belts, police say.
Carlos became a high-profile protester against the war in Iraq after his 20-year-old son Alexander died in action nine years ago.
La produccion es acuciosa, el ambiente de esas decadas se respira en los lugares por donde Carlos paso y vivio, de Londres y Paris a Beirut, Damasco, Tripoli, Berlin.
Thursday, April 26 - 8 pm Show - San Carlos Education Foundation Night
Team-mates said Carlos broke down in tears when he got back to the dressing room.
Carlos is no stranger to the Hippodrome having appeared with Cuba's National Ballet as part of International Dance Festival Birmingham in 2010 and with his own production Tocororo in 2004.
A statement on the club's website said: "Carlos' contract remains unchanged and both Carlos and the football club are keen to focus on the opportunities that lie ahead.