Favorites, beauties, and amours, of Henry of Windsor
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Favorites, beauties, and amours, of Henry of Windsor an historical and biographical apicula by Erskine, David Sir

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Published by Printed for Sherwood, Neely, and Jones ... in London .
Written in English


  • Henry -- VIII, -- King of England, -- 1491-1547,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Henry VIII, 1509-1547

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Other titlesHenry of Windsor
Statementby a verderer of Windsor Forest ; in three volumes.
ContributionsSquiers, Herbert G. 1859-1911 (bookplate)
The Physical Object
Pagination3 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14780114M

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