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Swainmote courts of Exmoor,
and the Devonshire portion and purlieus of the forest

Trans. Devon Assoc., vol. 39 (1907), pp. 156-178.

by

J.F. Chanter

Prepared by Michael Steer

Swainmote courts were constituted under Forest Law. They are said to have been "duly kept, although ineffectually to the preservation of the Forest, as they can only convict, but cannot punish". They were a type of Petty Session, held before the verders of the Forest of Exmoor as judges, by the steward of the court, with swains, or freeholders within the Forest as jurors. Google with the Archive Organization has sponsored the digitisation of books from several libraries. The Internet Archive makes available, in its Community Texts Collection (originally known as Open Source Books), books that have been digitised by Google from a number of libraries. These are books on which copyright has expired, and are available free for educational and research use. This rare book was produced from a copy held by the New York Public Library, and is available from the Internet Archive.

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Acland, Sir Thomas Dyke, Bt 289, 300
Acland, T P 300
Ailmar 276
Ailward 276
Akelane, Rogerus 270
Alcerl 276
Algar 276
Alnod 276
Alwin 276
Arundell, George Esq 279
B
Baines, Jeremie 288
Baker, George 278
Bampfylde, Sir Coplestone 300
Bawden, John 290
Beauple, Robert 277
Bedwell, William 280
Berry, Mr Bartholomew 278
Berry family (also Bury) 295, 298
Berry, Walter 292
Blackstone 280-1
Blake, Richard 290
Bovey, Mr 279
Brictric 276
Brismar 276
Bristwold 276
Burgess, Giles 279
Burye, William 287
C
Capra, William 276
Caernarvon, Lord 300
Charles I 278, 281, 284
Charles II 277, 279
Chichester, Sir A 300
Chichester, C 300
Chichester, J P 300
Chitel 276
Clinton, Lord 300
Cottman, Samuel 288
Coutances, Bishop of 276
Cutcliffe family 295, 298
Cutcliffe, John gent 287
Cutlief 292
D
Davidson, Mr 276
Dickinson, Mr F H 269
Dodo 276
Dyer, David 279
Dyer, Thomas 279
E
Edmer 276
Edward I 270, 277, 279, 281
Edward II 271
Edwin 276
Elizabeth I 300
F
Fairchild, John 290
Faleise, William of 276
Ford, Abbot of 277
Fortescue, Lord 300
Franketon, David de 271
Fray, Henry 279
Fulcoid 276
G
George III 273, 280, 289, 294, 299
Gerente 268
Greenslade, William 290
Greswell, Rev W H 271, 283, 294
H
Hacch, Thomas Esq 279
Haddocke, John 288
Halliwell 294
Henly, Mr 278
Henry I 277
Hill family 294
Hill, James 290
Hill, John 290
Hill, Mr 279-80
Hole, John 290
Hole, Richard 290
Hole, Robert 290
Holway, Richard 278
Hookham, William 290
Hooper family 292, 295, 298
Hooper, John 287
Houndle, William 278
How, Philip 290
I
Ine 268
J
John, King 276-7, 279, 282
Jones, Sir William 279
K
King, Lord 300
King, Mr R J 269
Kingdon, William 290
Knight, Mr John 301
L
Langham, Sir James 300
Leigh, Robert 290
Leugar 276
Lock, John 289, 300
Lock, William 289
Londham, John de 277
Lugg, Lawrence 287
M
MacDermot, Mr E T 299
Manwood 271, 280-2
Mead, Thomas 290
Milton, Robert 290
Moore, Hugh 294
Moore, Samuel 290
Moore, Samuel Jnr 290
Morley, Lord 300
N
Nun 268
O
Oxford, Earl of 281
P
Parker, Edmund, Esq 279
Partridge, Ames 279
Paule, Elizabeth 278
Paule, John 278
Pearse, John 279
Pencombe, William 278
Penres, John de 277
Pippen, John 290, 294
Pollard, Sir Hugh 278-9
Pollard, Robert 279
Pomeraia, Henry de 276
Q
Quartley, John 290
R
Ralegh, Lucy de 277
Rawle, Mr E J 268, 270, 273
Reichel, Rev O J 299
S
Sandford 278
Sanger, Mr 300
Sawin 276
Slowly James 279
Somers, Thomas 290
Sowden, Robert 290
Squier, Robert 271
Squire, William, gent 278
St Albyn, Baldwin de 277
Steer, Agnes 290
Symes, Thomas 289, 294
T
Tamlen, James 290
Thorne, William 278
Thornton, Colonel T 300
Tidball, Walter 290
Tocheson, Ailward 276
Torr, John 290
Trommere, Walterus 270
Turner, Mr G J 281
U
Ufford, Sir Robert de 277
Ulf 276
Ulmar 276
Ulwena 276
V
Venner, Humphrey gent 278
Vesey, Thomas 290
W
Webb, William 288
Webber, Humphrey 279
Westcote 271, 295
William I 276
Windham, Sir John 286
Wood, John 279
Wyndham family 292, 295

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