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Life in a medieval monnastery

Durham Priory in the fifteenth century

by Anne Boyd

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Durham Priory -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Monastic and religious life -- History -- Juvenile literature.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAnne Boyd.
    SeriesCambridge introduction to world history
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX2596.D/
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48p. :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21499778M
    ISBN 100521337240


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