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Tudors personalities and practical politics in sixteenth century England by Conyers Read

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Published by Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English


  • Great Britain -- History -- Tudors, 1485-1603.

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StatementbyConyers Read.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 264 p., (5) leaves of plates :
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19714997M

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