Exhibition by Tom Rose: Hunting the King’s deer - Tales of Epping Forest poaching in the 16th and early 17th centuries

Queen Elizabeth's Hunting Lodge, Rangers Road, Chingford

When:Event passed!
It was on
Thu 15th Mar 2018 to
Sun 25th Mar 2018

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Where:Queen Elizabeth's Hunting Lodge, Rangers Road, Chingford E4 7QH
Map:Map & Nearby
Times:Tuesday to Sunday: 10:00 - 17:00
Admission:Free event. No booking required.

About the event

Forest Law protected deer for the benefit of the Crown, but not only the King (or Queen) enjoyed the hunt and valued the opportunity for hospitality and favour that hunting offered. Forests were royal playgrounds in which the feuds of the gentry and aristocracy were played out and deer were poached by the rich and powerful as well as the less well-off. Discover more about what really went on in Epping Forest in the early modern period.

Official Link: http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/eppingforestevents



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