Shires a Norman Invention?

iffr762 at iffr762 at
Sat Jan 30 14:17:12 UTC 1999

On Thu, 28 Jan 1999, Peter &/or Graham wrote:

> We should also add that the shires were themselves a Norman invention.

	There shire-reeves in AS times, so the above statement certainly
requires clarification, at least.


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