The ancient laws of Wales viewed especially in regard to the light they throw upon the origin of some English institutions by Hubert Lewis

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Published by W.S. Hein in Buffalo, N.Y .

Written in English

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  • Law -- Wales -- History

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Statementby the late Hubert Lewis ; edited by J.E. Lloyd.
ContributionsLloyd, John Edward, Sir, 1861-1947.
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LC ClassificationsKD9430 .L49 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 558 p. ;
Number of Pages558
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23154154M
ISBN 101575886413
LC Control Number00039684

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