That the first time I ever heard about King Charles II was reading about William III? I could not find the book I read it from in the library, but here’s what a website says about William’s wedding-
The Marriage of William and Mary
The marriage of the first cousins was arranged for diplomatic motives by Charles II. It did not get off to a very auspicious start, on first sight of William, Mary wept inconsolably. At twenty-seven, he was not an attractive prospective partner, with his thin, hunched body, extremely large aquiline nose and piercing eyes. Mary’s sister Anne unkindly referred to him as ‘Caliban’, after the mythical Greek ogre of monstrous appearance. Her father consented reluctantly to the match.
The wedding took place on 4th November, 1677 and was a dismal affair, the bride cried throughout while her father looked on anxiously, the Groom was austere and uncomfortable, with only King Charles II smiling and joking in attempt to lighten the dour atmosphere. After such an unpromising start, the marriage surprisingly proved to be a successful one, though it was never to produce any children.
from this site here— not sure how accurate it is, but it pretty much follows what I’ve seen in the books!
Basically Charles was a bamf ever since I first heard of him!