The English Civil Wars

THE ENGLISH CIVIL WARS

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  • THE ENGLISH CIVIL WARS: HISTORY AND STORIES

    Discover how the Civil Wars unfolded at English Heritage’s properties – from ferocious sieges to the Isle of Wight castle where Charles I was held prisoner.

  • BOSCOBEL HOUSE AND THE ROYAL OAK

    Visit Boscobel House, where Charles II hid while fleeing Parliamentarian soldiers in 1651. White Ladies Priory, where Charles first arrived after the Battle of Worcester and adopted his disguise, is just a short walk away from Boscobel.

  • CHARLES I

    Read about the man at the centre of England’s only period of civil war, and learn about the history of the statue dedicated to him in Trafalgar Square, London. 

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