by Llyod C. Irland
(This article is the first in a series, and was originally published in the September issue of Maine Woodlands).
Newspapers and magazines have been reminding us it’s the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta, the “Great Charter” signed under duress by King John in 1215. It turns out that, in addition to protecting the traditional rights of the barons, it also created medieval forest rights that are still with us today.
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