The Verderers are the sole remnant of the organisational structure developed after Norman times to administer Forest Law - introduced to provide for beasts of the forest, in particular deer and boar, and for the protection of their habitat.

The Verderers and Steward. 27/01/2006
The Verderers and Steward. 27/01/2006

A comprehensive account of the history of the Verderers has been published by Dr Cyril Hart OBE. See Supplementary Info for more details