King, Charles

King, Charles (Bird)

(1785–1862) painter; born in Newport, R.I. He studied with Benjamin West in London (1805–12), and became friends with Washington Allston and Thomas Sully. Upon his return he settled in Washington, D.C., and worked diligently as an artist. His most famous work, a still-life summation of his career, is The Artist's Dream (1830).
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HOUSEHUNTERS have the chance to become the next door neighbour of the future king, Charles.
As king, Charles was reminded, he had been "trusted with a limited power to govern by and according to the laws of the land and not otherwise.
But there is now more than a grudging acceptance that, if we really must have a king, Charles might not make a bad one.
The French king, Charles VI, had also died in 1422, and he was succeeded by his son Charles VII, who reigned from 1422 to 1461.