Charter of the Forest
DOCUMENT GRANTING RIGHTS TO CERTAIN PEOPLE, WRITTEN IN 1217
Forest Charter; Charter of the forest; Carta de Foresta; Charter of the Forest 1217; Carta Foresta
The Charter of the Forest of 1217 () is a charter that re-established for free men rights of access to the royal forest that had been eroded by King William the Conqueror and his heirs. Many of its provisions were in force for centuries afterwards.