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The expansion of the Kingdom of Strathclyde. / Edmonds, Fiona.

In: Early Medieval Europe, Vol. 23, No. 1, 01.02.2015, p. 43-88.

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Edmonds, Fiona. / The expansion of the Kingdom of Strathclyde. In: Early Medieval Europe. 2015 ; Vol. 23, No. 1. pp. 43-88.

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