Charles I revives the forest eyre to raise money by fines

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Historical Context Note

Charles I revives the court of 'forest eyre' in a desperate attempt to raise money through fines on infringements of forest law.
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Editors. "Charles I revives the forest eyre to raise money by fines". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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