Place:Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England

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NameWoodstock
TypeTown
Coordinates51.867°N 1.35°W
Located inOxfordshire, England
Contained Places
Castle
Woodstock Palace
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source: Family History Library Catalog


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Woodstock is a small town north-west of Oxford in Oxfordshire, England. It is the location of Blenheim Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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.

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

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