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castle in England and Wales

an interpretive history

by David James Cathcart King

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Published by Areopagitica Press in Portland, Or .
Written in English

  • England,
  • Wales,
  • Great Britain,
  • England.,
  • Wales.
    • Subjects:
    • Castles -- England.,
    • Castles -- Wales.,
    • Fortification -- England -- History.,
    • Fortification -- Wales -- History.,
    • England -- Antiquities.,
    • Wales -- Antiquities.,
    • Great Britain -- History, Military -- 1066-1485.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies and index.

      StatementD.J. Cathcart King.
      LC ClassificationsDA660 .K543 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination210 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages210
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2525800M
      ISBN 100918400082
      LC Control Number88000926

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