Tag Archive: History of the Breed

Nov 24

History of the Cavalier

the breed is particularly associated with the court of King Charles II circa 1660 and there are many paintings and writings of that time depicting the fore-runners of the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel.

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Jun 26

History of the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel.

the history behind the breed goes back to the King Charles Spaniel (now a separate breed), which is recorded throughout Europe as “smalle ladyes puppees” and King Henry VIII decreed that no dogs were allowed at Court except “some small spanyells for the ladies”.

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Mar 19

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel – History

Legend has it that King Charles II issued a Royal edict that no King Charles Spaniel can be denied entry to any public place and they alone have the right to run loose in London’s Royal Parks

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Sep 25

The History of the Pedigree Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

Following the execution of Mary, Queen of Scots in 1587, a small black and white spaniel was found under her petticoats. However, the breed is particularly associated with the court of King Charles II circa 1660 and there are many paintings and writings of that time depicting the fore-runners of the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel.

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