On this day in history 1681-- King Charles II disbands English parliament. Charles II lived in some violent times. His father, Charles I, was executed 1649 and as the eldest surviving son, Charles II became king. If you go to the BBC's website, you may read about him. At http://www.worldwideschool.org/library/books/hst/english/RoyaltyRestoredorLon... is the online book Royalty Restored or London under Charles II for your education and enjoyment.
(Originally posted on my Yahoo 360 blog)