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For two days, in September 1651, the destiny of Britain was decided within the walls of Moseley Old Hall.

In January 1649 Charles I had been executed in Whitehall, the monarchy had been abolished and the country declared a Commonwealth. The hopes of the Royalist Cause now rested on the shoulders of his eighteen-year-old son, Charles [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Aug 12th 2017

Yesterday the weather was glorious, so it had to be taken advantage of. I went out for lunch to Moseley Old Hall, then strolled round the garden. Instead of touring the house, which is interesting I decided to take in Boscobel House as well. Both houses have an interesting history with a [...]

15 Comments CherryPie on Apr 11th 2011