Great Civil War in Shropshire (1642-49) by William J. Farrow

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Published by Wilding in Shrewsbury .

Written in English

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  • Great Britain -- History -- Civil War, 1642-1649 -- Shropshire.,
  • Shropshire (Eng.) -- History.

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Includes bibliographies and index.

Book details

Statementwith map and illustrations ; Wm. J. Farrow.
The Physical Object
Pagination149 p., 8 leaves of plates :
Number of Pages149
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19482364M

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