The Forests Of England, And The Management Of Them In Bye-gone Times by John Croumbie Brown

The Forests Of England, And The Management Of Them In Bye-gone Times

byJohn Croumbie Brown

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1883. Excerpt: ... PART IV. FORKSTAL LITERATURE. CHAPTER I. FORESTAL AND AEBORICULTURAL LITERATURE PREVIOUS TO THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY, The literature of England on the subjects of forests and plantations has been published almost entirely within the last three centuries, and a like statement may be made to cover the whole of such literature in the English language. By the more restricted phraseology of the literature of England on the subject I wish to specify what has been published in England alone, to the exclusion of works which may have been published in Scotland or elsewhere. Reference has been made in preceding chapters to several of these, both of the earlier and the later periods of that era. Amongst these are Manwood's Forest Laws and Sir Henry Spelman's List of English Forests. The first of these was published, as has been stated, in 1598. It was entitled "A Treatise of the Laws of the Forest, and of the Purlieu, wherein is declared not only these laws (then 1598-1599) in force; but also the original and beginning of Forests; what a Forest is in its own proper nature, and wherein the same doth differ from a Chase or Warren; with all such things as are incidental or belonging thereto." It is an interesting work, often quoted as an authority on the subjects referred to. A second edition appeared in 1615, a third in 1665, a fourth in 1718, and a fifth in 1744--the two last-mentioned differing only in the date of the title-page. In successive chapters are discussed the definition of a forest; how a forest may be made; and who may make and who may hold a forest. In subsequent chapters Man wood discusses what are beasts of game, what is venison, and what is vert; the bounds of forests; the woods or coverts in these; waste, assart, pier-reste, agistment, pannage, and fen...

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Title:The Forests Of England, And The Management Of Them In Bye-gone TimesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:88 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.18 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217081770

ISBN - 13:9780217081771

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