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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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Charles then rode north to Boscobel House in Brewood Forest, Shropshire.
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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).
| 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).
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).
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GET IN TOUCH Call 0121 4 1954 PUBNAMESROYAL OAK KING Charles II and his aide Colonel Carless hid from noon to dusk in the Boscobel Oak near Shifnal, Shropshire, to escape from the Roundhead soldiers who were pursuing them after the Royalist defeat at the Battle of Worcester in 1651.