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Leadam, Isaac S., and James F. Baldwin, eds. Select Cases Before the King's Council, (1245-1482). SS, 35 for 1918. London: Harvard University Press, 1918.

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Abstract: "Contains 40 cases tried in the Council between 1245 and 1482. The Council was not a court of record and had no original rolls. Consequently the records are to be found among the Files of Ancient Petitions, the Chancery and Exchequer collections at the PRO, and the Parliamentary and Council Proceedings as well as in printed series, such as the Close Rolls."

Turner, George J., ed. Select Pleas of the Forest. SS, 13 for 1899. London: Quaritch, 1901.
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Abstract: Contains extracts from the Forest Eyre rolls of the years 1209, 1255, 1257, 1269, 1270, 1272, 1287, and 1344. Consists of perambulations, claims, presentments, and other proceedings such as trials for poaching and trespass in the Forests. The editor's introduction to this volume constitutes a very substantial monograph on forest law and organization in the 13th century. The full text of the Charter of the Forest of 1217 is included.

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