Wiltshire Notes and Queries, Vol. 8

Wiltshire Notes and Queries, Vol. 8 : An Illustrated Quarterly Antiquarian and Genealogical Magazine, 1914-16 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Wiltshire Notes and Queries, Vol. 8: An Illustrated Quarterly Antiquarian and Genealogical Magazine, 1914-16 The office of warden of the forest was always an important one, and, no doubt, became more important when Clarendon ceased to be a royal residence. In 1552, William Herbert, afterwards Earl of Pembroke, had a grant of the office of warden for his life and for the life of his son after him, and, in 1606, James I, by letters patent, granted to the fourth Earl the whole of the offices of keeper, warden, lieutenant, and bailiff, of the forest and park of Clarendon. By this comprehensive patent the Earl obtained the most absolute control that probably any one subject ever possessed over a royal forest. The wardenship remained in the Pem broke family by virtue of renewed grants down to the Commonwealth, and on the sale of Clarendon Lord Pembroke received compensation for his rights from the Commissioners. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 626 pages
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