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Boscobel

(bŏs`kəbĕl), parish, Shropshire, W central England. The oak in which Charles II supposedly hid after his defeat by Oliver CromwellCromwell, Oliver
, 1599–1658, lord protector of England. Parliamentary General

The son of a gentry family, he entered Cambridge in 1616 but probably left the next year.
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 in the battle of Worcester (1651) was near Boscobel House, which is still standing.
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OAK APPLE DAY - commemorating King Charles II finding safety in an oak tree in the grounds of Boscobel House, Shropshire, after the Battle of Worcester (1651).
Community First Bank (CFB) traces its beginnings to 1871 when the First National Bank of Boscobel was organized by Dwight Parker.
The house, which is in Boscobel Road, was so unusual that it caught the attention of the Daily Mail, and it was named the publication's House of the Year in 1967 in a competition it ran in conjunction with its Ideal Home Show.
For more information on the house in Boscobel Road, contact Pennycuick Collins on 0121 456 1700 or look up www.
OAK APPLE DAY - commemorating King Charles II finding safety in an oaktree in the grounds of Boscobel House, Shropshire, after the Battle of Worcester (1651).
Tonight, there's Boscobel House in Shropshire, a place Michael Buerk claims is responsible for the royal baby (what does he know, Kate 'n' Wills?
TRAVEL FACTS: Rachel was a guest of The Beaches Boscobel Resort & Golf Club and flew to Jamaica with Virgin Atlantic ex-Gatwick.
The Middleham handler has won the last four renewals with Boscobel, Captain Webb, Parthenon and last year's St Leger third, Corsica.
The Middleham winner machine has won the last four renewals with Boscobel, Captain Webb, Parthenon and last year's St Leger third, Corsica.
After her move to Fennimore she worked at Boscobel Hospital from 1954-1957 and then held the position of Director of Nursing at Lancaster Hospital from 1957-1974.
I think he tried to supplement another King Edward VII winner a few years back in Boscobel with much the same result.