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The best pictures of Charles II hiding in the Boscobel Oak

Posted in Best pictures, British Countryside, Famous battles, Famous landmarks, Historical articles, History, Legend, Plants, Politics, Royalty, War on Friday, 30 October 2015

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The best pictures of Charles II hiding in the Boscobel Oak are striking images of the famous incident reported by the king himself many years after his flight from the Battle of Worcester.
The first picture shows a close-up of the king.

Charles II, picture, image, illustration

King Charles II hiding in an oak tree

The second picture shows Cromwell directing the search for Charles in the Boscobel woodland.

Charles II, picture, image, illustration

The Boscobel Oak by Ernest Crofts

The third picture shows the Roundhead search party below and the hidden king above.

Charles II, picture, image, illustration

King Charles the Second hiding in an oak tree by Peter Jackson

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