Oak-apple Day


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Oak-apple Day

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(in Britain) May 29, the anniversary of the Restoration (1660), formerly commemorated by the wearing of oak apples or oak leaves, recalling the Boscobel oak in which Charles II hid after the battle of Worcester
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The famous episode of the Boscobel oak gave numerous Royal Oak pubs their name and inspired the oak-apple day celebrations.