Place:Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England


TypeTown, Borough (municipal)
Coordinates51.867°N 1.35°W
Located inOxfordshire, England
Contained Places
Woodstock Palace ( - 1660 )
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Woodstock is a town and civil parish northwest of Oxford in Oxfordshire, England. The 2011 Census recorded the parish population at 3,100.

Blenheim Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is at Woodstock. Winston Churchill was born in Blenheim Palace in 1874 and is buried in the nearby village of Bladon.

Edward, elder son of King Edward III and heir apparent, prince of Aquitaine and Wales, Duke of Cornwall and Earl of Chester was born in Woodstock Manor on 15 June 1330. During his lifetime, he was commonly called Edward of Woodstock.

In the reign of Queen Mary I, her half-sister Elizabeth was imprisoned in the gatehouse of Woodstock Manor.

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