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history of the Parliament of England

Thomas May

history of the Parliament of England

which began November the third, M.DC.XL. : with a short and necessary view of some precedent yeares

by Thomas May

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Published by Imprinted at London by Moses Bell, for George Thomason ... in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- History -- Civil War, 1642-1649

  • Edition Notes

    Statementwritten by Thomas May, Esquire, Secretary for the Parliament ; published by Authority.
    ContributionsGurdon, Bram (autograph), Hamont of Shipham (autograph)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[16], 119, [1], 128, 115, [1] p.
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20170694M

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