Writing in England Today

The Last Fifteen Years
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Peter Smith Pub Inc
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ISBN 100844625914
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Writing in the early 12th century, William of Malmesbury lamented that “England has become a dwelling-place of foreigners and a playground for lords of alien blood. No Englishman today is an earl, a bishop, or an abbot; new faces everywhere enjoy England’s riches and gnaw her vitals, nor is there any hope of ending this miserable state of Author: Ellie Cawthorne.

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