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Charles II"s escape from Worcester

Charles II"s escape from Worcester

a collection of narratives assembled by Samuel Pepys

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Published by Bell in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by William Matthews.
ContributionsMatthews, William, 1905-1975.
The Physical Object
Pagination178p.
Number of Pages178
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21301544M

When his eldest son - Charles - returned in to fight for his throne - he was crushed by the might of Cromwells armies at the battle of Worcester. With 3 of his supporters lying dead and 10 taken prisoner - it seemed as if his dreams of power had been ry: Books/Nonfiction/History/Europe. When his eldest son, Charles, returned in to fight for his throne, he was crushed by the might of Cromwell’s armies at the battle of Worcester. With 3, of his supporters lying dead taken prisoner, it seemed as if his dreams of power had been dashed.

Charles Spencer obtained his degree in Modern History at Magdalen College, Oxford. He was a reporter on NBC’s Today Show from until , and is the author of several books, including Sunday Times bestseller Blenheim: Battle for Europe (shortlisted for History Book of the Year at the National Book Awards), Prince Rupert: The Last Cavalier, Killers of the King . Charles II's father, Charles I, was executed at Whitehall on 30 January , at the climax of the English Civil War. Although the Parliament of Scotland proclaimed Charles II King on 5 February , England entered the period known as the English Interregnum or the English Commonwealth, and the country was a de facto republic, led by Oliver.

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Charles Iis Escape From Worcester [William Matthews] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In JanuaryKing Charles I was beheaded in London outside his palace of Whitehall and Britain became a republic. When his eldest son, Charles, returned in to fight for his throne, he was crushed by the might of Cromwell’s armies at the battle of Worcester.

Charles II’s Great Escape from the Battle of Worcester Badly shaken, both physically and mentally, Charles II rode away from Worcester on the evening of September 3, He had fought and lost a great battle, but in many ways his greatest battle—and unlikeliest victory—were still to come.

Subscribers may view the full text of this article in its original form through TimesMachine. AFTER Cromwell routed the Royalists at Worcester, in that battle which he called his "crowning mercy. charles iis escape after the battle of worcester in is an extraordinary tale of adventure and suspense this new edition of ollards classic book vividly reconstructs the six escape of charles ii after the battle of worcester robinson charles iis escape route national trust leaflet dorset in the civil war dorset books the.

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Charles II's Escape from Worcester: Charles IIs escape from Worcester book Collection of Narratives Assembled by Samuel Pepys Hardcover – Jan. 1 by William Matthews (Author)Author: William Matthews. Charles II's escape after the Battle of Worcester in is an extraordinary tale of adventure and suspense.

This new edition of Ollard's classic book vividly reconstructs the six weeks during which the King was on the run. His great determination and good humour through it all won the admiration of many who risked their lives to aid him/5(12).

The book concludes with Charles II’s triumphant return inthen his eventual illness and death in Satisfyingly, Spencer tells us what happened to some of the key players in the king’s escape, not least the Catholic priest, Father John Huddleston, who helped the Penderels and gave Charles his final absolution.

texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK The escape of Charles II after the battle of Worcester Item Preview remove-circle The escape of Charles II after the battle of Worcester by Ollard, Richard Pages: The Royal Escape: the story of Charles II after the Battle of Worcester The story of the concealment of King Charles II in the oak tree at Boscobel House in the county of Shropshire, after his defeat at the Battle of Worcester inis the beginning of one of the great escape stories of all time.

Charles II faced following his father to the block after returning to Britain to fight for his throne and losing to Cromwell at the battle of Worcester. Spencer explains how Charles, a 6ft 2 inch gentleman with dark skin inherited from his French-Italian mother, stuck out among his contemporaries yet was still able to evade capture.

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In this illustrated lecture, author Charles Spencer will trace the escape of the future Charles II following the Battle of Worcester in With a vast price on his head, the young prince fled from the men who had killed his father and who wanted him dead, and all traces of the monarchy swept away for ever.

When his eldest son, Charles, returned in to fight for his throne, he was crushed by the might of Cromwell’s armies at the battle of Worcester. With 3, of his supporters lying dead taken prisoner, it seemed as if Book Edition: Unabridged Edition. The story of the young Charles II’s escape after the Battle of Worcester in has been told many times, and no wonder; it’s a ripping yarn, with ingredients that belong partly to thrillers and.

Charles II's escape after the Battle of Worcester in is an extraordinary tale of adventure and suspense. This new edition of Ollard's classic book vividly reconstructs the six weeks during which the King was on the run.4/5. Where Charles made his escape.

The cmile escape route taken by Charles II can still be followed – it runs from Worcester via Bristol and Yeovil to Shoreham. The path is marked with yellow markers. Charles Spencer is the author of several books on the Civil War period. Following defeat at the Battle of Worcester on 3 SeptemberCharles II escaped and headed north into Shropshire and Staffordshire with several companions including Lord Derby and Henry, Lord Wilmot.

A reward of £ was offered for the capture of the for: Escape of Charles II. In JanuaryKing Charles I was beheaded in London outside his palace of Whitehall and Britain became a republic. When his eldest son, Charles, returned in to fight for his throne, he was crushed by the might of Cromwell’s armies at the battle of Worcester/5.Charles Spencer’s account of the “miraculous” escape of young Charles II after his crushing defeat by the Parliamentary army at the battle of Worcester in is a page turner.

Meticulously researched, the story draws the reader into a world of a /5(83). The Escape of Charles II after the Battle of Worcester, by Richard Ollard (Robinson, £) The disguised king who wanders incognito among his people is a familiar device of myth and fiction.

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