The lady in medieval England, 1000-1500

by Peter R. Coss

Publisher: Stackpole Books in Mechanicsburg, PA

Written in English
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  • England


  • Women -- England -- History -- Middle Ages, 500-1500,
  • Nobility -- England -- History -- To 1500,
  • Women -- England -- Social conditions,
  • England -- Social conditions -- 1066-1485

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [186]-206) and index.

StatementPeter Coss.
LC ClassificationsHQ1147.G7 C67 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 214 p. :
Number of Pages214
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL479897M
ISBN 10081170985X
LC Control Number98206650

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