Crown and Parliament, 1485-1688
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Published by A & C Black in London .
Written in English


  • Great Britain -- History -- Tudors, 1485-1603.,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Stuarts, 1603-1649.,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Commonwealth and Protectorate, 1649-1660.,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Restoration, 1660-1688.

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementR.J. Unstead ; with drawings by Stanley Herbert.
SeriesA History of Britain / R.J. Unstead -- 2, A History of Britain (London : Unstead) -- 2.
ContributionsHerbert, Stanley.
The Physical Object
Pagination208 p. :
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21514384M

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