The Publications of the Selden Society, Volume 13

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Selden Society, 1899

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Page 65 - Edward, by the grace of God, king of England, lord of Ireland, and duke of Aquitaine, to all those that these present letters shall hear or see, greeting.
Page 125 - King Henry our grandfather, so that they be quit for ever of all purprestures, wastes, and assarts made in those woods after that time until the beginning of the second year of our coronation.
Page 127 - ... for each pig a farthing. And when they brew they fell trees for their fuel in the woods of the good people without leave, to wit, oaks, maples, hazels, thorns, felling the best first, whereby the good people feel themselves aggrieved on account of the destruction of their woods; nor does any free man dare to attach any evil doer in his demesne wood, unless it be by a sworn forester. After harvest the riding foresters come and collect corn by the bushel, sometimes two bushels, sometimes three...

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