Wiltshire tales

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Russel, 1853 - 179 pages
 

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Page 189 - CHRONICLE OF BATTEL ABBEY, in Sussex ; originally compiled in Latin by a Monk of the Establishment, and now first translated, with Notes, and an Abstract of the subsequent History of the Abbey.
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