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  English Restoration Period & Carolean Furniture
Restoration period, or Charles II furniture (Carolean), brought the English furniture tradition back into line with European design movements and reestablished the connection between furniture and architecture in an emphatic, often extreme manner, after the years of Puritan austerity in the 1600's and represents the beginning of the English baroque furniture tradition.
The restoration of the monarchy was generally welcomed by lords of the manor and ordinary peasants alike weary of conflict and the years afterwards of Puritan discipline.
While oak was still used in English country furniture making, especially in oak chairs of the time, the restoration period saw walnut wood usurping the place of oak in the towns particularly in the case of very fine, decorative cabinetry and veneered furniture.
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  English Restoration - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The English Restoration or simply Restoration was an episode in the history of England beginning in 1660 when the English monarchy was restored under King Charles II after the English Civil War.
The Protectorate, which had preceded the Restoration and followed the Commonwealth, might have continued a little longer if Oliver Cromwell's son, Richard Cromwell, who was made Lord Protector on his father's death, had been capable of carrying on his father's policies.
Restoration of Charles II On April 4, 1660 in the Declaration of Breda Charles II made known the conditions of his acceptance of the crown of England.
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 Restoration, in English history — Infoplease.com
Restoration, in English history, the reestablishment of the monarchy on the accession (1660) of
James II in 1688, and in English literature the Restoration period (often called the age of Dryden) is commonly viewed as extending from 1660 to the death of John
Restoration, in English history: Restoration of Charles II - Restoration of Charles II After the death of Oliver Cromwell in Sept., 1658, the English republican...
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 The Restoration Theatre
The actors of the restoration theatre were expected to add to their stock costumes by displaying lavish accessories that were given to them by admiring fans.
English foreign trade was also expanding greatly at this time and thus ribbons, lace, and several other fancy luxuries of the past were now considered almost necessities for contemporary man and woman.
Tragic heroes in restoration theatre wore feathers on their head so that when they performed "rave" or "rant" scenes, part of the emotion would be conveyed by the quivering feathers atop the performer's head.
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 Restoration comedy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Restoration comedy is the name given to English comedies written and performed in the Restoration period from 1660 to 1700.
Restoration comedy is famous (or notorious) for its sexual explicitness, a quality encouraged by Charles II (1660–1685) personally and by the rakish aristocratic ethos of his court.
The greatest fixed stars among Restoration actors were Elizabeth Barry ("Famous Mrs Barry" who "forc 'd Tears from the Eyes of her Auditory") and Thomas Betterton, both of them active in organising the actors' revolt in 1695 and both original patent-holders in the resulting actors' cooperative.
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 NationMaster.com - Encyclopedia: English Restoration
The English Interregnum was the period of republican rule after the English Civil War between the regicide of Charles I in 1649 and the restoration of Charles II in 1660.
Restoration is a 1995 film which tells the story of a doctor on the staff of King Charles II of England, who is ordered to marry the Kings mistress, but finds himself falling in love with her.
The Restoration period was marked by an advance in colonization and overseas trade, by the Dutch Wars, by the great plague (1665) and the great fire of London (1666), by the birth of the Whig and Tory parties, and by the Popish Plot and other manifestations of anti-Catholicism.
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 Restoration - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the History of England the term Restoration has a specific meaning in as much as it is used to describe the process whereby Charles II regained the English throne after the Parliamentarian rule in the wake of the English Civil War.
In dentistry a restoration is the shaped replacement material for lost tooth structure.
Restoration (newspaper) is the name of a Catholic newspaper published by the Madonna House Apostolate.
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During the English Interregnum">English Interregnum these laws were annulled, but the acts which caused the laws to be in abeyance were themselves, deemed to be null and void by the Parliaments of the English Restoration">English Restoration, so by act of Parliament The Crown of England and (later the British and UK crowns) are imperial crowns.
At the English Restoration">Restoration the sequestration of his father's lands was annulled, and in 1665 he succeeded by the death of his elder brother to the baronetcy and estates.
With the English Restoration">restoration of the monarchy, the fate of the Quakers was uncertain.
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 English Restoration - Research and Read Books, Journals, Articles at Questia Online Library
Restoration - in English history, the reestablishment of the monarchy on the accession (1660) of Charles II after the collapse of the Commonwealth (see under commonwealth) and the Protectorate.
The term is often used to refer to the entire period from 1660 to the fall of James II in 1688, and in English literature the Restoration period (often called the age of Dryden) is commonly viewed as extending from 1660 to the death of John Dryden in 1700.
The Restoration period was marked by an advance in colonization and overseas trade, by the Dutch Wars, by the great plague (1665) and the great fire of London (1666), by the birth of the Whig and Tory parties, and by the Popish Plot and other manifestations of anti-Catholicism.
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 Restoration, in English history. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
The term is often used to refer to the entire period from 1660 to the fall of James II in 1688, and in English literature the Restoration period (often called the age of Dryden) is commonly viewed as extending from 1660 to the death of John Dryden in 1700.
The Restoration period was marked by an advance in colonization and overseas trade, by the Dutch Wars, by the great plague (1665) and the great fire of London (1666), by the birth of the Whig and Tory parties, and by the Popish Plot and other manifestations of anti-Catholicism.
In literature perhaps the most outstanding result of the Restoration was the reopening of the theaters, which had been closed since 1642, and a consequent great revival of the drama (see English literature).
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Restoration (and 18th century) comedy ridiculed human failings-- breaches of a "sophisticated code of manners" established by the courtiers of Charles II.
The Restoration stage was a proscenium theatre with a deep forestage or apron.
The Drury Lane of the English Restoration had a stage that was only 34 feet deep: 17 feet from the foot lights to the proscenium arch and 17 feet from the arch to the back wall.
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On the second restoration of the monarchy, he obtained a post as engineer in Paris, where much of his life from that time was spent.
The importance of Amphipolis in ancient times was due to the fact that it commanded the bridge over the Strymon, and consequently the route from northern Greece to the Hellespont; it was important also as a depot for the gold and silver mines of the district, and for timber, which was largely used in shipbuilding.
He was implicated during the Peloponnesian War in the mutilation of the Herms on the eve of the departure of the Athenian expedition against Sicily in 415 BC.
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 NationMaster.com - Encyclopedia: Restoration comedy
King Charles II The English Restoration or simply Restoration was an episode in the history of Great Britain beginning in 1660 when the monarchy was restored under King Charles II after the English Civil War.
These playgoers were attracted to the comedies by up-to-the-minute topical writing, by crowded and bustling plots, by the introduction of the first professional actresses, and by the rise of the first celebrity actors.
Molière’s earlier work thus corresponds, in point of time, with the latest years of exile, when many Englishmen of rank were amusing themselves in Paris, and peculiarly open to lighter impressions from the idleness of their lives.
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 Staedel-Museum english: Restoration
The restoration measures concluded with the retouching of areas where the pigment had broken off.
To prevent dust from settling on the surface again, the sponge relief is now mounted in a wall case with an anti-reflective glass front.
Restoration measures were undertaken with the aim of stabilizing the paper and returning it to its natural tone.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for restoration
Restoration In English history, the re-establishment of the monarchy in 1660.
Restoration (1660) The re-establishment in England and Scotland of the Stuart monarchy by placing Charles II, the exiled son of Charles I, on the throne.
Raphael's 'Foligno Madonna' at the Louvre in 1800: restoration and reaction at the dawn of the museum age.
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 English
(English 103 should be taken as preparation for this course.) Plays from the classical, Elizabethan, and subsequent literary periods are studied as a source of inspiration for thinking and writing.
Attention is given to the English and traditional quality of the poetry as well as the desire to forge a new literature based on the sense of America as a unique experiment.
ENGLISH DRAMA traces the development of the drama in England from its beginnings in Medieval liturgy through the Elizabethan Period (excluding Shakespeare) and the Restoration.
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 Volunteer English Teaching in Thailand. Teach English in Thailand as a volunteer with Travel to Teach
Volunteer English teachers are desperately needed to build students confidence and encourage them to use their English language skills.
IELTS AND TOEFL are international qualifications for non-native English speakers, predominantly designed for university graduates who are either hoping to study abroad or increase their employment potential, and are a requirement for entry into many Western universities.
The main objective of English camps is to build the students confidence and encourage them to practice their English skills.
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 English Restoration   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The English Restoration or simply Restoration was an episode in the history Britain beginning in 1660 when the monarchy was restored under Charles II after the English Civil War.
The term Restoration may apply both to the actual by which the British monarchy was restored and to the period following the accession of Charles II.
Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Comedy: Authoritative Texts of the Country Wife, the Man of Mode, the Rover, the Way of the World, the Conscious Lo...
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In history, a restoration is an historical episode under which a previous government of an area is reinstated.
In telecommunications, restoration is action taken to repair and return to service one or more telecommunications services, including repair of a damaged or impaired telecommunications facility, that have a degraded quality of service or have a service outage.
Restoration may be done by various means, such as patching, routing, substitution of component parts, or selecting other pathways.
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 BBC - History - Charles II and the restoration of the monarchy 1660   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Charles II and the restoration of the monarchy 1660
In 1660, parliament accepted the restoration of the monarchy after the collapse of the Commonwealth (along with Charles II's promise in the form of the 'Declaration of Breda' to establish a general amnesty and freedom of conscience).
His plans to restore Catholicism in Britain led to war with the Netherlands between 1672-74, in support of Louis XIV of France.
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  Department of English & Theatre
English literature from the Romantics to the present; emphasis on Wordsworth, Keats, Tennyson, Browning, Arnold, Hardy, Yeats, and Joyce.
Grammatical structure of American English and present-day terminology used to describe that structure; analysis of the linguistic and grammatical theories underlying contemporary grammar texts.
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 Some Notes to English Restoration Studies
Marsden's thesis is that adaptation of Shakespeare, common immediately after the Restoration, slowly died down and gave way to criticism as a form of commentary upon Shakespeare, a trend that reflected changing values that shifted away from moralistic ones with critiques of his metaphor and towards toleration of Shakespeare's ambiguity.
In the Restoration, dialogue could be changed because Shakespeare's text was not sacred and his genius lie in plots or situations, in universal characters.
Thus, as Kaufman puts it, “the English audience of 1683 could respond to this representation of what was widely felt to be implicit in the Whig opposition: the anarchy of civil war which had almost become a horrifying reality” (73).
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 glbtq >> literature >> English Literature: Restoration and Eighteenth Century
Extremely wealthy and connected to the aristocracy, British author and connoisseur William Beckford was ostracized by English society for the last sixty years of his life because of his homosexuality.
The most notable law reformer in the English-speaking world, English philosopher, jurist, economist, and political scientist Jeremy Bentham argued for a tolerant attitude toward homosexuality in a series of papers first published in full in 1985.
Actress and writer Charlotte Charke was known for portraying male characters on the eighteenth-century English stage and for cross-dressing in private life.
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 English Restoration   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The English Restoration or simply Restoration was an episode in the history of Britain beginning in 1660, when the monarchy wasrestored under King Charles II after the English Civil War.
The Commonwealth which had preceded theRestoration might have continued a little longer, had Oliver Cromwell's son, Richard Cromwell, shown any inclination to carry on his father's policies - but Britain was not yet readyto be a republic.
Later in London, on May29, he was restored as King.
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