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