Sunday, August 9, 2015

Fact of the Day: Oxford

During the English Civil War, Oxford became the capital of England, Charles I moved his court there when Oliver Cromwell's forces ousted him out of London. Ironically the town of Oxford was not in the favor of the King's side, though Oxford University was. 

10 comments:

  1. Very interesting and what a lovely looking building.

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  2. The building is very nice......

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  3. I've been to Oxford...maybe it was Cambridge...long ago.

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  4. Didn't know it was once the capital of England.

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  5. Very interesting. Didn't know this.

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