crusades and pilgrimages An address delivered at the Congress of the South EasternUnion of Scientific Societies in the Town Hall, Portsmouth, May 29th, 1930. by William Evelyn St. Lawrence Finny

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Reprinted from The South-Eastern Naturalist and Antiquary, 1930.

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