Henry VIII by Richard Rex

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Published by Amberley Pub. in Stroud, Gloucestershire .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Kings and rulers,
  • Biography,
  • History

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

StatementRichard Rex
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA332 .R47 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination139 p. :
Number of Pages139
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25137885M
ISBN 109781848680982
LC Control Number2010549274
OCLC/WorldCa427612619

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