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Woodstock by Walter Scott

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Woodstock
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Publisher: Archibald Constable and Co.
ISBN/ASIN: 1470196719
Number of pages: 466

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Set just after the English Civil War, the story was inspired by the legend of the Good Devil of Woodstock, which in 1649 supposedly tormented parliamentary commissioners who had taken possession of a royal residence at Woodstock, Oxfordshire. The story deals with the escape of Charles II in 1652, during the Commonwealth, and his final triumphant entry into London on 29 May 1660.

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