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The Oxford Companion to Local and Family History
David HeyDavid Hey

Alan Everitt's essay ‘The English Urban Inn’, in his Landscape and Community in England (1985), accurately describes most of the previous literature on the subject as ‘a wretched farrago of romantic legends, facetious humour and irritating errors’. Everitt's essay is the starting point for modern studies.... ...

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