A tenant for life has a right to cut timber growing on the land to use for certain purposes. This is called the right to estovers or botes, and comprises: (1) House bote, or the right to cut wood for repairing buildings and to use for fuel,28 the latter sometimes being termed fire bote; (2) plough bote, or the right to cut wood for repairing farming implements;29 and (3) hay bote, or the right to cut wood for repairing fences.30