Of Shifnal are Tong, Boscobel and the nunnery of White Ladies.
The mansion of Boscobel is famous as the house in which Charles II.
From Worcester, where he separated himself from all his followers except Wilmot, concealing himself in the famous oak during the 6th of September, moving subsequently to Boscobel, to Moseley and Bentley Hall, and thence, disguised as Miss Lane's attendant, to Abbots Leigh near Bristol, to Trent in Somersetshire, and finally to the George Inn at Brighton, having been recognized during the forty-one days of his wanderings by about fifty persons, none of whom, in spite of the reward of £1000 offered for his capture, or of the death penalty threatened for aiding his concealment, had betrayed him.
Hoskins (1854); Boscobel, by T.
And xxix.; Art Journal (1889), p. 178 (" Boscobel and Whiteladies," by J.