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William, the Conqueror

Hilaire Belloc

William, the Conqueror

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Published by P. Davies in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • William -- I, -- King of England, -- 1027 or 8-1087.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Hilaire Belloc.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination153 p.
    Number of Pages153
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17772693M


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