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escape of Charles II after the battle of Worcester.

Richard Lawrence Ollard

escape of Charles II after the battle of Worcester.

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Published by Hodder and Stoughton in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Charles -- II, -- King of England, -- 1630-1685

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Richard Ollard.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 160 p.
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16298964M
    LC Control Number66076244


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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 : David Horspool.

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Publication date Topics History: American, Great Britain - History - 18th Century, World War,Charles II, King of England,Charles II King of England, Pages:   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

The escape of Charles II after the battle of Worcester by Richard Lawrence Ollard,Scribner edition, in EnglishPages: What happened to Charles.

Charles escaped Worcester after the battle by the skin of his teeth. He was almost captured by Parliamentary cavalry. About this Item: Gale Ecco, Print Editions 5/30/, Paperback or Softback. Condition: New. An Account of the Preservation of King Charles II. After the Battle of Worcester, Drawn Up by Himself.

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Brewood: Some Notes on the History of Brewood in Staffordshire, with an Account of the Escape of Charles II After the Battle of Worcester on 3rd September. His Majesty preserved: an account of King Charles II's escape after the Battle of Worcester: Authors: Charles II (King of England), Samuel Pepys: Publisher: Falcon Press, Original from: the University of Wisconsin - Madison: Digitized: Jun 9, Length: 47 pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.

My second book, "The September Queen" (U.K. title "The King's Mistress" is the first fictional account of the story of Jane Lane, who helped Charles escape after the Battle of Worcester in This is the story that Charles told Pepys aboard the newly-christened Royal Charles, as recorded in today’s entry.

In OctoberCharles II escaping after the Battle of Worcester was fortunate not to be captured close to Arundel by the local troops. Having failed to access a ship either in Bristol or on the Dorset coast, he was advised by Dr.

Henhman, afterwards Bishop of Salisbury, to make use of one of the Sussex ports. Charles Spencer offers an excellent and informative history with “To Catch A King: Charles II's Great Escape.” Spencer takes readers through the often complicated drama of the English Civil War and is able to offer a compelling narrative about how Charles fled England in after a disastrous invasion from Scotland/5().

"New Map of" King Charles II Escape route through the midlands. Walks Around The Monarch's Way. Bird News along The Monarch's Way. Amanda's Charity Walk Ham Hill to West Bay. Oak Apple Day 29th May Guildhall Worcester 'Bulletin Bytes' The Monarch's Way in 47 days.

Changes to the Route of the Monarch's Way. Minder's at work along the. The flight of the king: being a full, true, and particular account of the miraculous escape of His Most Sacred Majesty King Charles II. after the battle of Worcester The Flight of the King: Being a Full, True, and Particular Account of the Miraculous Escape of His Most Sacred Majesty King Charles II.

After the Battle of Worcester, Allan Fea: Author. Described by Cromwell as his “crowning mercy”, the Battle of Worcester () saw the total military annihilation of the Royalist cause and marked the end of the Civil War. Despite strong leadership from Charles II, the Parliamentary force proved too strong and ultimately surrounded and stormed the city.English, Book, Illustrated edition: The Boscobel tracts: relating to the escape of Charles the second after the Battle of Worcester, and his subsequent adventures, &c.

Also very readable and with a fast pace is Richard Ollard's book "The Escape of Charles II after the Battle of Worcester", it reads like an adventure book rather than a dry history book. ISBN THE STORY IN DETAIL. Follow the links for a day by day guide to the manhunt and the part played by the Catholic Underground of the Midlands.

On an autumn day inthe year-old Charles II charged Samuel Pepys with an unusual task. Over two three-hour sittings, one on a Sunday evening, the next the following Tuesday morning, the king related to him in great detail his personal recollections of the six weeks he had spent as a fugitive after the Battle of Worcester in Author: Anna Keay.

Also: the personal history of Charles including the king's own account of his escape and preservation after the battle of Worcester, as dictated to Pepys. And the Boscobel tracts; or, contemporary narratives of His Majesty's adventures, from the murder of.

And now it is told in a new book by historian Martyn Beardsley which recreates Charles' flight after his defeat at the Battle of Worcester in in. Check out this great listen on Dispossessed of crown and kingdom, crushed and routed at the Battle of Worcester, the young Charles II is forced to flee for his life.

Out of the heat of battle, the outlaw king and his tiny party must try to escape to France. © Georgette Heyer. “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 partly to fairytales.”.

Royal Escape After the Battle of Worcester (3 September), Charles II had to flee from the Cromwellian forces. He eventually made his way to Bramber were he had to cross the substantial bridge over the River Adur. Having said that, Col Gounter's very reliable eye witness account describes the scene in the early morning of 15 October   King Charles II had lost the Battle of Worcester on September 3 and was forced to flee the country as Oliver Cromwell and his band of Parliamentarians chased to monarchy out of Britain.

English: The Royal Oak is the English oak tree within which King Charles II of England hid to escape the Roundheads following the Battle of Worcester in The tree was located in Boscobel Wood, which was part of the park of Boscobel House.

In commemoration of the tree's significance in British history a number of places and things have been named after the Royal. Prince to peasant “Charles II is usually remembered as a lazy, mistress-loving king with a penchant for horses and pleasure,” says Charles Spencer, whose recent book, To Catch A King, tells the story of Charles’s great escape.“But in his youth he was a man of great bravery and leadership, a man who, even as a child, saw military action during the Civil War.”.

Worcester Charles stayed at the King's House, New Street. He watched the battle from the cathedral tower ( for opening times). The Commandery ( ) is now a museum of the. “One of history's more exciting episodes is the escape of Charles II after the Battle of Worcester in With Parliamentarians hunting for him, he was concealed by loyal supporters and eventually made his way to safety in France.5/5(4).

Charles Momsen and Submarine Escape 6: After WWIINeed new shirts, get it at Meanwhile, a new book by Charles Spencer looks at Charles II’S flight from Par­lia­men­tar­ian forces in It was a gru­elling, six-week jour­ney through six hun­dred miles of ru­ral Eng­land, as Charles trav­elled the coun­try, in dis­guise, in a des­per­ate at­tempt to.

The Infamous Army was evidence of Miss Heyer's ability to make history her own, and to spin a tale that is based on a substantial and authentic phase of history. That story dealt with Waterloo; this new novel, with the escape of Charles II after the Battle of Worcester.

She has painted a likeable portrait of Charles, and his adherents form a gallant band. Smith assumed it was written in code, and managed to crack it by comparing an account of the escape of Charles II from the battle of Worcester with a text published from Pepys’s later longhand Author: Maev Kennedy.

The Escape of Charles II: After the Battle of Worcester by Richard Ollard: Character description. Related people/characters. Charles II, King of England, Scotland, and Ireland. Battle of Worcester. Battle of Wigan Lane. Helpers. 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.