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SIR HENRY LEE, owner and occupant of Woodstock Castle, a faithful royalist
and soldier. ALBERT LEE, his son, the companion and protector of Charles Stuart while
concealed at Woodstock.
Woodstock, under the name of Louis Kerneguy, a Scotch lad.
of Charles Stuart, who is concealed there.
whose daughter Alice he finally weds.
through the Woodstock forest.
I. ONE morning in early October, 1652, being the day appointed for a solemn thanksgiving for the decisive victory at Worcester, an audience was assembled in the chapel of the village church at Woodstock. The sacred edifice was dilapidated. The windows, once filled with stained glass, had been broken with pikes and muskets, as pertaining to idolatry. The carving in the reading desk was damaged, and two screens of sculptured oak had been destroyed. The high altar had been removed and the gilded railing been broken down. The effigies of several tombs had been muti