Captain Mayne Reid and No Quarter!

Thursday June 23rd at 7.30 pm , Yorkley Village Hall –

In the 1880’s a remarkable traveller, adventurer and novelist, Captain Mayne Reid, came to live in the Forest of Dean and wrote an historical adventure set locally during the English Civil wars of 1640-1651. The heroes were the Foresters and the Parliamentarians. Doug McLean the Forest publisher talked about the life and adventures of the author on the eve of the launch of a new edition.

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