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English place-names

Kenneth Cameron

English place-names

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Published by Methuen .
Written in English


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Scandinavian Elements Found In The Domesday Book English Language Essay. Faculty of Philosophy. Department of Humanities – English Language and Literature. Scandinavian place names in The Domesday Book. Professor: Student: mr Aleksandar Kavgić Jovana Karajanov. June, Table of Contents. THE DOMESDAY BOOK. Stokes, H G ENGLISH PLACE-NAMES Hardback BOOK. Condition is Good. Dispatched with Royal Mail 2nd Class.


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