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THE EARLY NORMAN CASTLES

OF THE BRITISH ISLES

BY ELLA S. ARMITAGE

HONORARY FELLOW OF THE SOCIKTY OF ANTIQUARIES OF SCOTLAND

AUTHOR OF "THE CHILDHOOD OF THE ENGLISH NATION"; "THE CONNECTION
OF ENGLAND AND SCOTLAND"; "AN INTRODUCTION TO ENGLISH ANTIQUITIES,"

ETC., ETC.

WITH PLANS BY D. H, MONTGOMERIE, F.S.A.

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LONDON
JOHN MURRAY, ALBEMARLE STREET, W.

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Page 34, note 1.-For "construerat” read “construxerat."
Page 40, line 9.- For "there was only one motte, the site of

the castle of the Norman Giffards is now almost obliter-
ated,” read “there was only one motte, site of the castle

of the Norman Giffards, now almost obliterated."
Page 133, line 16.-For“ 1282 read “ 1182."
Page 145, note 1.-For “ Legercestria” read“ Legecestria.”
Page 147, line 15.-Delete comma after “castle.”
Page 216, note 2.For “instalment” read “statement.”
Page 304, note 3.For “Galloway, Wigton, Kirkcudbright,

and Dumfries,” read “Galloway (Wigton, Kirkcudbright,
and Dumfries)."

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land in March 1900, are incorporated in various parts of the book, but these have been recast in the fuller treatment of the subject which is aimed at here.

The rest of the work is entirely new. No serious attempt had been made to ascertain the exact nature of Saxon and Danish fortifications by a comparison of the existing remains with the historical records which have come down to us, until the publication of Mr Allcroft's valuable book on Earthwork of England.

DA 660 A73

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