The Domesday Book
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Published by Coombe Books .
Written in English


  • Land tenure -- England -- History.,
  • Domesday Book.,
  • England -- Gazetteers.

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Edition Notes

Statementeditor, Thomas Hinde.
ContributionsHinde, Thomas, 1926-
LC ClassificationsHD604
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22642356M
ISBN 101858334403

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