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lost villages of England by M. W. Beresford

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Published by Philosophical Library in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Villages -- England,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Medieval period, 1066-1485,
  • Great Britain -- Historical geography

Book details:

The Physical Object
Pagination445 p.
Number of Pages445
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14795177M
LC Control Number55014005

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