Irish merchants and seamen in late medieval England

  title={Irish merchants and seamen in late medieval England},
  author={Wendy R. Childs},
  journal={Irish Historical Studies},
  pages={22 - 43}
  • W. Childs
  • Published 1 May 2000
  • History
  • Irish Historical Studies
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