This chapter considers trees as individual specimens and as groups. It distinguishes between woodland and forests, and studies the concepts and associations that are attached to the term ‘forest’. This chapter demonstrates the various roles that are assigned to trees in medieval texts, such as Geoffrey Chaucer's A Knight's Tale.
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