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Leicester"s commonwealth the Copy of a letter written by a master of art of Cambridge (1584) and related documents

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Published by Ohio University Press in Athens, Ohio .
Written in English


  • Leicester, Robert Dudley, Earl of, 1532?-1588 -- Early works to 1800.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by D.C. Peck.
GenreEarly works to 1800.
ContributionsPeck, D. C.
LC ClassificationsDA358.L5 L54 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 323 p. ;
Number of Pages323
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3024503M
ISBN 100821408003
LC Control Number85004825

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