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The Children of the New Forest

Frederick Marryat

The children of Colonel Beverley, a Cavalier officer killed at the Battle of Naseby are believed to have died in the flames when their house, Arnwood, is burned by Roundhead soldiers. However, they escape and are raised by Joseph Armitage, a gamekeeper in his cottage in the New Forest. The story describes how the children adapt from an aristocratic lifestyle to that of simple cottagers. The children are concealed as the grandchildren of Armitage. Eventually after Armitage's death, Edward Beverley leaves and works as a secretary for the sympathetic Puritan placed in charge of the Royal land in the New Forest. He then joins the army of the future King Charles II and after the Royalist defeat at the Battle of Worcester, he escapes to France and lives in exile until the Restoration.His brother and siblings continue to live in the New Forest and they are reunited on the King's return. (Summary from Wikipedia)

The children of Colonel Beverley, a Cavalier officer killed at the Battle of Naseby are believed to have died in the flames when their house, Arnwood, is burned by Roundhead soldiers. However, they escape and are raised by Joseph Armitage, a gamekeeper in his cottage in the New Forest. The story describes how the children adapt from an aristocratic lifestyle to that of simple cottagers. The children are concealed as the grandchildren of Armitage. Eventually after Armitage's death, Edward Beverley leaves and works as a secretary for the sympathetic Puritan placed in charge of the Royal land in the New Forest. He then joins the army of the future King Charles II and after the Royalist defeat at the Battle of Worcester, he escapes to France and lives in exile until the Restoration.His brother and siblings continue to live in the New Forest and they are reunited on the King's return. (Summary from Wikipedia)
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The children of Colonel Beverley, a Cavalier officer killed at the Battle of Naseby are believed to have died in the flames when their house, Arnwood, is burned by Roundhead soldiers. However, they escape and are raised by Joseph Armitage, a gamekeeper in his cottage in the New Forest. The story describes how the children adapt from an aristocratic lifestyle to that of simple cottagers. The children are concealed as the grandchildren of Armitage. Eventually after Armitage's death, Edward Beverley leaves and works as a secretary for the sympathetic Puritan placed in charge of the Royal land in the New Forest. He then joins the army of the future King Charles II and after the Royalist defeat at the Battle of Worcester, he escapes to France and lives in exile until the Restoration.His brother and siblings continue to live in the New Forest and they are reunited on the King's return. (Summary from Wikipedia)

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

10h 56m


Chapters

Free Sample

01:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

15:56


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

20:54


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

18:59


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

19:49


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

22:16


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

17:48


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

15:14


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

17:29


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

34:15


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

20:13


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

37:29


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

27:16


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

24:41


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

25:56


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

34:56


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

27:11


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

28:09


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

27:30


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

16:42


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

37:12


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

33:46


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

17:49


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

24:45


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

18:28


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

28:07


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

17:10


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

26:51