Medieval England by Edmund King

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Published by Tempus Publishing, Limited .

Written in English

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  • British & Irish history: c 1000 to c 1500,
  • History: World,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • British Isles,
  • General,
  • History / Great Britain,
  • Medieval

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages224
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Open LibraryOL7982124M
ISBN 100752419765
ISBN 109780752419763

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Within the framework of the book "King" examines many other facets of medieval England, including religion and learning, agriculture and economic developments, the machinery of government, the administration of justice, warfare and chivalry, everyday life, art and architecture.

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