Keeper of the forest

(O. Eng. Law) an officer who had the principal government of all things relating to the forest.

See also: Keeper

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
"Messire Louis de Graville, chevalier, councillor, and chamberlain of the king, admiral of France, keeper of the Forest of Vincennes!"
Flawless in its intricacy, it tells the story of three brothers who mistreated a frog and faced the wrath of the keeper of the forest creatures--Volcano Woman.
Aberystwyth Arts Centre (Fri-Sat, Wed), Holyhead Ucheldre Centre (Fri, Wed), Mold Clwyd Theatr Cymru (Fri-Sat, Mon, Wed) MY NEIGHBOUR TOTORO (U) A little girl befriends a rabbit-like creature, who is the enchanted keeper of the forest.