Affairs of State: the illegitimate children of Henry I

  title={Affairs of State: the illegitimate children of Henry I},
  author={Kathleen Hapgood Thompson},
  journal={Journal of Medieval History},
  pages={129 - 151}
  • K. Thompson
  • Published 1 June 2003
  • History
  • Journal of Medieval History
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