The sole right (granted by royal charter to a lord of the manor) to hunt certain beasts and fowls - the pheasant, partridge, hare and rabbit - within a given area, such as a chase. Most charters were granted between the late 12th and the early 14th centuries. (Source: Oxford Companion to Local History)
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