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Norman conquest of England

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by R. Allen Brown

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Published by Boydell Press in Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK, Rochester, NY, USA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Normandy (France)
    • Subjects:
    • Normans -- Great Britain -- Sources.,
    • Great Britain -- History -- Norman period, 1066-1154 -- Sources.,
    • Great Britain -- History -- Anglo-Saxon period, 449-1066 -- Sources.,
    • Normandy (France) -- History -- To 1515 -- Sources.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementR. Allen Brown.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA190 .B757 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 181 p. :
      Number of Pages181
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1118418M
      ISBN 100851156185
      LC Control Number94044639


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