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Plots, traitors and spies, 1653-1685

John Wroughton

Plots, traitors and spies, 1653-1685

by John Wroughton

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Subversive activities -- Gt. Brit.,
  • Gt. Brit. -- History -- 1649-1660.,
  • Gt. Brit. -- History -- 1660-1685.

  • Edition Notes

    bibl p61-62.

    Statementby John Wroughton.
    GenreGt. Brit.
    SeriesSources of history series
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64p. :
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14995002M
    ISBN 100333106075

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