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    When we think of how he divided people, the actions he took and way he lived in a fantasy world of his own,

    what do people think ?
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    (Original post by Therec00)
    he lived in a fantasy world of his own,
    This part is certainly true: he believed in the divine right of kings. Superstitious beliefs cause all sorts of problems in the world.

    However, I have never seen any symptoms of autism mentioned in relation to Charles I.
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    (Original post by Therec00)
    When we think of how he divided people, the actions he took and way he lived in a fantasy world of his own,

    what do people think ?
    Can someone give me a background on Charles I, what did he actually do?
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    (Original post by AshEntropy)
    Can someone give me a background on Charles I, what did he actually do?
    He lost the English Civil War, and his head.
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    (Original post by Good bloke)
    He lost the English Civil War, and his head.
    OHHHH, "A horse, a horse, my kingdom for a horse!" ?
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    (Original post by AshEntropy)
    OHHHH, "A horse, a horse, my kingdom for a horse!" ?
    That's RIchard III, actually.
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    (Original post by AshEntropy)
    OHHHH, "A horse, a horse, my kingdom for a horse!" ?
    That's from Shakespeare's Richard III play :laugh: Different king!
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    (Original post by Airmed)
    That's from Shakespeare's Richard III play :laugh: Different king!
    (Original post by Tootles)
    That's RIchard III, actually.
    whoops
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    (Original post by Therec00)
    When we think of how he divided people, the actions he took and way he lived in a fantasy world of his own,

    what do people think ?
    His divine right of kings belief could certainly be viewed as fantasy to us nowadays, but back then, that was the belief. I don't think it was autism he had, but instead a faith of trusting the wrong people.
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    (Original post by AshEntropy)
    whoops
    Richard III died at the Battle of Bosworth, 1485, while Charles I was executed in 1649
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    OH YES I remember now, we listened to a song about it in Year 8 history.

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    (Original post by AshEntropy)
    OH YES I remember now, we listened to a song about it in Year 8 history.

    Horrible Histories :love:
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    (Original post by Airmed)
    Horrible Histories :love:
    I love Horrible Histories, my favourite song was the Charles Darwin Natural Selection song
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    (Original post by AshEntropy)
    I love Horrible Histories, my favourite song was the Charles Darwin Natural Selection song
    Incidentally, my favourite song is Charles II, King of Bling. He was the son of Charles I.


    Also not ashamed to admit I know all the words to the English Kings and Queens song.
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    (Original post by Airmed)
    Incidentally, my favourite song is Charles II, King of Bling. He was the son of Charles I.


    Also not ashamed to admit I know all the words to the English Kings and Queens song.
    Me too.

    'William, William, Henry, Stephen, Henry, Richard, John...'
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    (Original post by Airmed)
    Incidentally, my favourite song is Charles II, King of Bling. He was the son of Charles I. Also not ashamed to admit I know all the words to the English Kings and Queens song.
    Omg I loved that song
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    (Original post by Nirvana1989-1994)
    Me too.

    'William, William, Henry, Stephan, Henry, Richard, John...'
    Damn, I love that song.
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    Damn, I love that song.
    Should be #1.
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    He wasn't much different to his father, was he?
    He was pretty solitary, but I guess someone with autism couldn't have risked so much for a friend, as Charles I did for the duke of Buckingham.
    Parliament pretty much hated the king because of Buckingham, but he stood for him all the time.
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    (Original post by AshEntropy)
    Omg I loved that song
    It's fab :yep:

    Ok, and now as the History ST member, I would advise us not to derail the thread any longer. Sorry, OP, we'll hand it back to you!
 
 
 
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