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The Short Version: Restoration's Son

Posted at 1:32 PM on March 28, 2011 by Bill Morelock
Filed under: The Short Version

After a decade without a king, England dusted off the throne for Charles II. The celebrated and notorious Restoration featured a riot of pleasures and pains, plus the brief reign of England's greatest native-born composer for centuries to come.