Skip to content
You are here: Home | Online directories | The Oak Room | 19. Deer hunting

Record details

Deer hunting

Join our history curator on an audio tour exploring the significance of the Oak Room panels.

Logo Abington Park Museum

In this panel a man with a bow is shooting deer with arrows. During the Medieval and Tudor periods the land around Abington was governed by forest law. This meant only the king, or those with his permission, could hunt deer and other animals in the forest.

Play the YouTube clip below to hear more about tudor entertainment.

Once you have listened to this section then follow the link below to enjoy the next part of the tour.

Introduction to the labours of the month