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Local churches and the conquest of the North: elite patronage and identity in Saxo-Norman Northumbria

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Local churches and the conquest of the North : elite patronage and identity in Saxo-Norman Northumbria. / McClain, A.

Early Medieval Northumbria: Kingdoms and Communities, AD 450-1100. ed. / David Petts; Sam Turner. Turnhout : Brepols, 2011. p. 151-178 (Studies in the Early Middle Ages; Vol. 24).

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McClain, A 2011, Local churches and the conquest of the North: elite patronage and identity in Saxo-Norman Northumbria. in D Petts & S Turner (eds), Early Medieval Northumbria: Kingdoms and Communities, AD 450-1100. Studies in the Early Middle Ages, vol. 24, Brepols, Turnhout, pp. 151-178. https://doi.org/10.1484/M.SEM-EB.1.100494

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McClain, A. (2011). Local churches and the conquest of the North: elite patronage and identity in Saxo-Norman Northumbria. In D. Petts, & S. Turner (Eds.), Early Medieval Northumbria: Kingdoms and Communities, AD 450-1100 (pp. 151-178). (Studies in the Early Middle Ages; Vol. 24). Brepols. https://doi.org/10.1484/M.SEM-EB.1.100494

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McClain A. Local churches and the conquest of the North: elite patronage and identity in Saxo-Norman Northumbria. In Petts D, Turner S, editors, Early Medieval Northumbria: Kingdoms and Communities, AD 450-1100. Turnhout: Brepols. 2011. p. 151-178. (Studies in the Early Middle Ages). https://doi.org/10.1484/M.SEM-EB.1.100494

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McClain, A. / Local churches and the conquest of the North : elite patronage and identity in Saxo-Norman Northumbria. Early Medieval Northumbria: Kingdoms and Communities, AD 450-1100. editor / David Petts ; Sam Turner. Turnhout : Brepols, 2011. pp. 151-178 (Studies in the Early Middle Ages).

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