Matthew Paris (Cambridge Studies in Medieval Life and Thought: New Series)
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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English


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

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7733607M
ISBN 100521226120
ISBN 109780521226127

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