2 edition of foundations of England or, twelve centuries of British history found in the catalog.
foundations of England or, twelve centuries of British history
Ramsay, James H. Sir
|Statement||by Sir James H. Ramsay. Vol.2, [1066 -1154 A.D.].|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxiv, 509 p.,  leaves of plates (fold.) :|
|Number of Pages||509|
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The Domesday Book gives us an exact account of England at that time. Alongside with other valuable information it gives us the number of peasant families of each manor.
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