New towns of the Middle Ages
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New towns of the Middle Ages town plantation in England, Wales, and Gascony. by M. W. Beresford

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Published by Lutterworth Press in London .
Written in English


  • Cities and towns -- History.,
  • Cities and towns, Medieval.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 645-651.

The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 670 p.
Number of Pages670
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16345017M

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