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Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode in London .
Written in English


  • Great Britain -- History -- Anglo-Saxon period, 449-1066

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementDorothy Whitelock ... [et al.].
ContributionsWhitelock, Dorothy.
LC ClassificationsDA152 .N6
The Physical Object
Pagination172 p., [4] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages172
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19125635M

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