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Wednesday 21st February 2024 – John Price The Monarch’s Way – The escape of Charles II after the battle of Worcester

21st February-7:30 pm

1 Monarchs Way February 2024Wednesday 21st February 2024 – John Price The Monarch’s Way – The escape of Charles II after the battle of Worcester

 

Chaddesley Corbett Local History Society

 

Wednesday February 21st   7.30pm 

 

John Price

will speak on

The Monarch’s Way –

The escape of Charles II after the Battle of Worcester

Powick Bridge, Where the Monarch’s Way begins.

The 625 miles of the Monarch’s Way links various towns, villages, country houses and inns associated with the then future King Charles II’s escape from Worcester in 1651. The route uses rights-of-way (sometimes sharing other national routes like The Cotswold Way) This long-distance path is the longest way-marked inland walk in the UK and it passes through Chaddesley Corbett as it goes north and then it’s southern section is though Dodford.

John Price has extensive knowledge about the passage of the prince, soon to be King Charles II and this historic path. He is mentioned in The Daily Telegraph “In the footsteps of a king: walking the Monarch’s Way”.

You will recognise so many local places in this talk and learn something new at each turn.

It is planned that a History Society Summer Walk 2024 will in part follow the section of the Monarch’s Way that crosses our parish. You too can follow the footsteps of a king who regained his throne.

 

 

 

Talks held in Chaddesley Corbett Village Hall

DY10 4QA

Enquiries to Freda Griffith 07747618487

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Visitors are always welcome@£5 paid on the door.

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The next meeting will be March 20th Tim Bridges

Victorian and Edwardian Buildings of the Midlands

 

Details

Date:
21st February
Time:
7:30 pm

Organiser

Chaddesley Corbett History Society

Venue

Chaddesley Corbett Village Hall
Chaddesley Corbett Village Hall
Chaddesley, United Kingdom
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