Swaledale wills and inventories 1522-1600

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Published by Yorkshire Archaeological Society in Leeds .

Written in English

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For the years 1995 and 1996.

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Statementedited by Elizabeth K. Berry.
SeriesYorkshire Archaeological Society -- ol.152
ContributionsBerry, Elizabeth K.
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Paginationxiv,411p. :
Number of Pages411
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Open LibraryOL18155162M

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