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The Paston letters : selection in modern spelling

Author: Norman Davis
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Series: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Pastons of Norfolk left behind them an incomparable picture of life in fifteenth-century England in the earliest great collection of family letters.
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Genre/Form: History
Records and correspondence
Sources
Correspondence
Correspondance
Named Person: Paston family; Paston (Famille); Paston family.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Norman Davis
ISBN: 0192836404 9780192836403
OCLC Number: 44447066
Notes: Originally published: London : Oxford University Press, 1983.
Includes index.
Description: xxxii, 288 pages ; 19 cm.
Series Title: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Other Titles: Paston letters.
Responsibility: edited with an introduction by Norman Davis.

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A collection of letters preserved by the Pastons, a well-to-do Norfolk family, written between around 1420 and 1504. They offer evidence for the language of the time and show the contemporary  Read more...

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