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THE CHILDREN OF THE NEW FOREST.
BY CAPT. MARRYAT, R.N.
The circumstances which I am about to relate to my juvenile readers
took place in the year 1647. By referring to the history of England,
of that date, they will find that King Charles the First, against whom
the Commons of England had rebelled, after a civil war of nearly five
years, had been defeated, and was confined as a prisoner at Hampton
Court. The Cavaliers, or the party who fought for King Charles, had
all been dispersed and the Parliamentary army under the command of
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