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Rulers and merchants of King"s Lynn in the early seventeenth century.

George Alan Metters

Rulers and merchants of King"s Lynn in the early seventeenth century.

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Published by University of East Anglia in Norwich .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D.) - University of East Anglia, School of English and American Studies, 1982.

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Open LibraryOL14509504M

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Situated on the south-east corner of the Wash, King’s Lynn is ‘flanked to the east by the dry sandy loams of Norfolk, and bounded to the south and west by marsh and fen’.2 Lynn derives the second part of its name from ‘Lun’ or ‘Lena’, an ancient British word meaning lake.3 The town was principally founded by the bishop of Norwich in the eleventh century,4 when it was known as.

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