- an English judicial officer in the royal forests having charge especially of the vert, or trees and undergrowth.
Origin of verderer
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Historical Examples of verderer
Jacob Armitage served King Charles, who employed him as a verderer in the forest, and paid him his wages.
The verderer appeared very indignant at this reply, but after a time said, “Be it so.”
The verderer was a judicial officer chosen in full county by the freeholders in the same manner as the coroner.
Windybank, as a verderer, should have remembered this, but weightier matters had driven it from his mind.Sea-Dogs All!
In my own words you certainly would: and so I propose to relate it just as the verderer told it to me.News from the Duchy
Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
- English legal history a judicial officer responsible for the maintenance of law and order in the royal forests