Assart of the forest, rights of agistment, rights of pannage, estovers of fire, house, cart or hedge, rush, fern, gorze and sedge rights, rights to searwood, to windfalls, to dotards, rights of lops and tops--in all, the overlapping vocabulary of natural and social relations recall a forgotten world, easily romanticized by those first criticizing the simplicities of meum et tuum.
Partially under their influence, the free assart and clearing of the forest was subjected to state supervision in order to prevent the further depredation of the woods.
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In the Weald -- whether the land lay in Kent, Surrey, or Sussex -- inhabitants frequently held by assart
tenure and lived in isolated farms or scattered hamlets.
In the Weald, for example, customary tenants frequently held parcels of enclosed land or small crofts at low assart rents, whereas in downland manors tenants held strips scattered in open fields and were either burdened with labour services or heavy, commuted money rents.
Postan thought that the village "kulak", who derived most of his income from rents, was probably an uncommon figure in medieval England, since he would be unable to charge enough to make a profit.(24) But in the Sussex Weald, with low assart rents of 2d.