The kingdom of the Scots government, church and society from the eleventh to the fourteenth century by G. W. S. Barrow

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Published by Edinburgh University Press in Edinburgh [Scotland] .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Scotland

Subjects:

  • Church and state -- Scotland -- History -- To 1500.,
  • Feudalism -- Scotland -- History -- To 1500.,
  • Scotland -- History -- 1057-1603.,
  • Scotland -- Social conditions.,
  • Scotland -- Church history.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementG.W.S. Barrow.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA779 .B37 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 366 p. :
Number of Pages366
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3770125M
ISBN 100748618031, 0748618023
LC Control Number2003501567
OCLC/WorldCa51527911

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