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Stories from English history.

Louise Creighton

Stories from English history.

by Louise Creighton

  • 127 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Longmans in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- History.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 312 p.
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14882482M

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    For most English villages and towns (but not, unfortunately, London and Winchester, for which no Domesday records survive), Domesday is the starting point of their history. For historians of Anglo-Norman England, the survey is of immeasurable importance. Domesday Book is kept at the National Archives in London. English is a West Germanic language that originated from Anglo-Frisian dialects brought to Britain in the mid 5th to 7th centuries AD by Anglo-Saxon migrants from what is now northwest Germany, southern Denmark and the Anglo-Saxons settled in the British Isles from the mid-5th century and came to dominate the bulk of southern Great Britain.

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