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Charles II succeed to the throne in 1649, and was restored on 29 May 1660 and crowned on 23rd April 1661. He died of Ureamia Mercury poisoning, at Whitehall Palace 6 February 1685.
C.f. Christie's catalogue, London, sale 5 July 1977, lot 69, for same ring, formerly the property of the late O.J. Fortescue.