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Charles Dartiquenave (bap. 1664?, d. 1737) by Sir Godfrey Kneller, 1702 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Dartiquenave, Charles (bap. 1664?, d. 1737), epicure and courtier, was rumoured to be the illegitimate child of Charles II, though there is no substantial evidence for a claim that was subsequently derided in later eighteenth- and nineteenth-century accounts of his life. It is elsewhere suggested that he was the pupil of a French émigré family, whose name he adopted (...