English forests and forest trees, historical, legendary, and descriptive

9780217716703: English forests and forest trees, historical, legendary, and descriptive

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1853 Excerpt: ... INDEX. Abbey, the, of Reading, 108. of Vale Eoyal, 21S. of Birkenhead, 221. Abbot, George, Archbishop of Canter-bury, accidentally shoots a park-keeper, 273. Abbots' kitchen, Netley Abbey, 161. Abole, or white poplar, 55. Abstract of the revenue and expendi-ture of the chief Forests, 392. Acorn Patch Nursery, 205. Adansonia tree, 348. Adelaide, Queen, buried at St. George's Chapel, 1849, 129. Africa, forests of, 347. Agricola, soldiers of, 34. Aikin's Memoirs of the Court of King James I. note, 271. Akenside, 85. Alastor, or the Spirit of Solitude, written by Shelley at Bishopsgate Heath, 98. Albemarle, Earl of, gigantic oak on the estate of, 45. Alder-tree, the, beauty of, 70. Aleppo, pines of, 348. Alfred, king, separates the streams of the River Lea, 140. Algeria, forests of, 348. Alleghany mountains, 340. Alligators of Mexico, 340. Alpine vegetation referred to, 325. Amazon, mouth of the river, 329. America, forests of, 326. backwoodsmen of, 25. Andes, 337. Andredes-Weald Forest, 259. Anecdotes of birds, 296. Anemone, 297. Anne, Queen, drawing-rooms at Windsor Castle, 116. Queen, hunting in Windsor Forest, 109. Annesley Hall, 236. Antilles, forests on the, 344. Antiquities found at Holyoake, note, 218. Appendix A., 362. B., 381. C, 385. Archangel, forests of, 352. Archery, 274. at Harrow School, 275. skill in, 276. kings expert in, 276. anecdotes of, 276. laws, 276. Archers, English, superiority of, 276. Arden, forest of, 29. etymology of the word, 29. Ardennes, forest of, 21. Arts, Society of, note, 39. Arundel, Earl of, conducts the king of Castile to Windsor Castle, 108. Arron Isles, forests of, 324. Ash, the, called by Gilpin the Venus of the Woods, 57. the, useful in manufactures, 58. formerly held in reverence for the cure of diseases, 59. tree, t...

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