The Major Oak is a huge English oak tree near the village of Edwinstowe in the heart of Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire, England. According to local folklore, it was Robin Hood's shelter where he and his merry men slept. It weighs an estimated 23 tons, has a girth of 33 feet (10 metres), and is about 800–1000 years old. In June 2002, the Tree Council designated the Major Oak one of fifty Great British Trees in recognition of its place in the national heritage.
Anmchara (anahm karuh) Celtic word meaning soul friend, spiritual advisor, soul mate. Often used in reference to soul mates, midwifes, hospice nurses, nurses or people with deep compassion, spiritual leader, ministers, best friends.