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Medieval England an aerial survey by M. W. Beresford

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [Eng.], New York .
Written in English



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  • Photography in archaeology -- England,
  • Archaeology, Medieval -- England -- Pictorial works,
  • England -- Historical geography,
  • England -- Antiquities -- Pictorial works,
  • England -- Aerial views

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

StatementM. W. Beresford & J. K. S. St. Joseph.
SeriesCambridge air surveys ;, 2
ContributionsSt. Joseph, J. K. S. joint author.
LC ClassificationsDA610 .B4 1979
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 286 p. :
Number of Pages286
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4570677M
ISBN 100521219612
LC Control Number77090200

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Associated with the reign of William the Conqueror, the Domesday book was created to provide the king with a means of maintaining control over Medieval England. The Domesday book was created around 20 years after the Battle of Hastings, when William I demanded information about the ownership status of the country he was now also wanted to discover how much . Medieval literature is a broad subject, encompassing essentially all written works available in Europe and beyond during the Middle Ages (that is, the one thousand years from the fall of the Western Roman Empire ca. AD to the beginning of the Renaissance in the 14th, 15th or 16th century, depending on country). The literature of this time was composed of religious writings . The Middle Ages: A Captivating Guide to the History of Europe, Starting from the Fall of the Western Roman Empire Through the Black Death to the Beginning of the Renaissance. by Captivating History | Internet Medieval Sourcebook. Selected Sources: England. Anglo-Saxon Britain. The Saxon Invasions. The Age of Bede. The Age of Alfred. Law and Government. Later Anglo-Saxon England. Ango-Saxon Literature. The Conquest William I: Administration & the Domesday Book. Henry I and the Norman Regnum. Angevin England. The Man and His Family.