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The arrow and the sword

Hugh Ross Williamson

The arrow and the sword

an essay in detection, being an enquiry into the nature of the deaths of William Rufus and Thomas Becket, with some reflections on the nature of medieval heresy.

by Hugh Ross Williamson

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Published by Faber and Faber in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • William II, King of England, 1056?-1100 -- Death and burial,
  • Thomas, à Becket, Saint, 1118?-1170 -- Death and burial,
  • Mysteries, Religious,
  • Heresies, Christian -- History -- Middle Ages, 600-1500

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWith a pref. by V. A. Demant.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL610 .R6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 182 p.
    Number of Pages182
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6034189M
    LC Control Number48012700

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