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The making of early and medieval Britain

T. K. Derry

The making of early and medieval Britain

life and work to the close of the Middle Ages

by T. K. Derry

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Published by J. Murray in London .
Written in English

  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Middle Ages.,
    • Great Britain -- Civilization -- To 1066.,
    • Great Britain -- Civilization -- 1066-1485.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] T. K. Derry [and] M. G. Blakeway.
      SeriesJohn Murray paperbacks
      ContributionsBlakeway, Michael G., joint author.
      LC ClassificationsDA130 .D47 1973
      The Physical Object
      Pagination(7), 220, [16] p.
      Number of Pages220
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5098458M
      ISBN 100719528348
      LC Control Number74170348

      England in the Middle Ages concerns the history of England during the medieval period, from the end of the 5th century through to the start of the Early Modern period in When England emerged from the collapse of the Roman Empire, the economy was in tatters and many of the towns abandoned. After several centuries of Germanic immigration, new identities and cultures began to emerge.

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