Contents of the Medieval volume
Deconstructing and reconstructing the forests: Some preliminary matters
John Langton and Graham Jones
Medieval forests and chases: Another realm?
Emeritus Research Fellow, St John's College, Oxford, formerly College Fellow and University Lecturer in
Geography. With R. J. Morris he co-edited the
Atlas of Industrializing
Britain (1986 and 1990).
A common of hunting? Forests, lordship and community before and after the Conquest
Research Assistant to Dr Langton at St John’s College, and
Senior Research Associate, University of Oxford School of Geography and Centre for the Environment. Formerly
Lecturer in English Topography at the University of Leicester, Centre for
English Local History.
The forest as hunting ground
Independent Scholar, formerly senior tutor and lecturer in History and English at Darlington College of Technology; part-time lecturer in Medieval History at the University of Cambridge Institute of Continuing Education
Families and friendships: Hunting in the medieval forest
Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Advanced Research in the Arts and Social Sciences, University of Birmingham
Woodland and woodland management in lowland medieval forests: An illustration from Bernwood
A professional ecologist and forester for twenty years in the voluntary and statutory sectors whose doctoral research was on the historical ecology of Bernwood Forest.
Assarting in the medieval Forest of Wychwood
Alumna of the University of Leicester, Department of English Local History, where her M. Phil. research was the basis of a number of subsequent publications on Wychwood and other Oxfordshire forests.
Vaccaries and agistment: Upland medieval forests as grazing grounds
Angus J. L. Winchester
Senior Lecturer in History at the University of Lancaster, currently working on the history of commmon land in England and Wales.
Putting the 'royal' back into forests: Kingship, largesse, patronage and management in a group of Wessex forests in the 13th and 14th centuries
Senior Lecturer in Late Medieval and Early Modern History at the University of Chichester.
Historical concept to physical reality: Forests in the landscape of the Welsh borderlands
Deputy Director of the Clywd-Powys Archaeological Trust and a Trustee of the Cambrian Archaeological Association.
Emeritus Professor of Geography at the University of Leeds, where he was previously Professor of Historical Geography.
Contents of the Early Modern volume
Forests in early-modern
England and Wales: History and historiography
Forest maps and the gazetteer
Senior Lecturer in History at London
Metropolitan University, author of
The Emergence of Estate Maps: Christ
Church, Oxford 1600 to 1840
(Oxford, 1995), and has been awarded a British Academy grant for his work on
the history of parish boundary records in England.
Mapping forests and chases,
Senior Tutor at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford. She is
an historian of cartography and was Research Director of the recent new
edition of the Dictionary of
Parliament, peers, and
Editor of the House of Lords Section of the
History of Parliament.
She is also a published authority on the administration of the criminal law in
the long eighteenth century, with particular reference to crime and police in
Customary rights and charities
History of Herefordshire. Awarded her doctorate at the University of Leicester
on the history of early-modern charities.
Encroachment in the Forest of
Dean: settlement, economy and landscape change at the margin
Lecturer in Geography and Fellow of Hertford
College, Oxford. His research interests include geopolitics, historical
geography, landscape studies, and geographical thought in Britain and Russia.
Swanimotes, woodmotes and
courts of ‘free miners’
Resistance, crime and popular
Teaching Fellow in Human Geography at the
University of Southampton. His doctoral thesis at the University of Bristol
(2002) was ‘As Lated Tongues Bespoke’: Popular Protest in South-East England,
Forests and religious
dissidence: Supremacy to toleration
An historian of Recusancy and of Midlands
industrialisation and formerly a Research Fellow at the University of
Gypsies, Tinkers, Travellers
and the forest economy
An independent scholar who works both as a
consultant in architectural history and in the field of gypsy studies. He is
Director of the Travellers Research Project.
Ownership and ecological
Doctoral student at Merton College, Oxford,
investigating the history and ecology of Cranborne Chase.
landscapes: deer hunting and fox hunting
Mandy de Belin
Doctoral student at the University of
Leicester, Centre for English Local History, researching early modern
landscapes of hunting.
Woodland fuel, demand and
Fellow of Pembroke College, Cambridge; Newton
Trust Lecturer in the Faculty of History, University of Cambridge; Associate
Fellow, Centre for History and Economics, King’s College, Cambridge; and
Co-ordinator of the project ‘Documenting Environmental Change’.
State management and
Research Associate of the School of
Geography, University of Oxford, and author of
A Critical Geography of Britain’s
State Forests (Oxford, 2000).
Endnote: Glenbervie, Emmerich, and ‘empire forestry’
Bringewood Chase and its
surrounding countryside: a GIS survey
Environmental consultant, English
Nature, and independent scholar, based in Herefordshire
A digital atlas of Rockingham
Glenn Foard, David Hall, Tracey
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