origins of England 410-600 by Martyn J. Whittock

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  • Anglo-Saxons -- England -- History.,
  • Romans -- England -- History.,
  • England -- Antiquities.,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Roman period, 55 B.C.-449 A.D.,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Anglo-Saxon period, 449-1066.

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StatementMartyn J. Whittock.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 273 p. :
Number of Pages273
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Open LibraryOL17774635M
ISBN 100709936796

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