Duffield Frith: History & Evolution of the Landscape of a Medieval Derbyshire Forest
Landmark, 2005 - Derbyshire (England) - 176 pages
Based upon six years of research, this study examines a medieval forest. It covers the adaptation of a Royal hunting forest to an industrial and commercial enterprise; life in the forest for the people who lived there; peoples' common rights; forest administration; the history of the landscape; what may be seen today.
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