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dialogue of medieval eu enlargement has a tendency to target enlargement eastward and the crusades. the choice of experiences reprinted the following, notwithstanding, makes a speciality of the opposite finish of Eurasia, the place dwelled the warlike Celts, and past whom lay the north seas and the notable Atlantic Ocean, bold stumbling blocks to enlargement westward. This quantity seems to be first on the legacy of the Viking growth which had in brief created a community stretching around the sea from Britain and eire to North the US, and had tested that the Atlantic will be crossed and land reached. the subsequent sections care for the English growth within the western and northerly British Isles. within the twelfth century the Normans started the method of subjugating the Celts, therefore inaugurating for the English an event which used to be to turn out the most important whilst colonizing the Americas within the seventeenth century. Medieval eire specifically served as a laboratory for the improvement of imperial associations, attitudes, and ideologies that formed the construction of the British Empire and served as a staging sector for extra growth westward.

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