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knight & chivalry by Richard W. Barber

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Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English


  • Knights and knighthood.,
  • Chivalry.

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Edition Notes

Statement[by] Richard Barber.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 383 p.
Number of Pages383
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20933855M

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