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New Forest: Charter of the Forest 1217

Today (6th November) is the¬†anniversary of one of the most important pieces of legislation ever to be issued in our nation‚Äôs history. The carta de foresta or Charter of the Forest, as it became known, was so significant that even … Continue reading

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Commoners of the New Forest

We moved into our new house in 2012 and discovered to our amazement and delight that we were commoners of the New Forest. The practice of commoning, which has existed uninterrupted for over a thousand years, is still the dominant … Continue reading

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