The Chronicle of Henry of Huntingdon: Comprising the History of England, from the Invasion of Julius Cęsar to the Accession of Henry II. Also, The Acts of Stephen, King of England and Duke of Normandy

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H. G. Bohn, 1853 - 442 pages
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