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Published by A. Sutton Pub. in Phoenix Mill, Far Thrupp, Stoud, Gloucestershire .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Stuart, House of.,
  • Princesses -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
  • Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Children -- Biography.,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Stuarts, 1603-1714 -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-227) and index.

StatementAlison Plowden.
LC ClassificationsDA28.35.S89 P57 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination234 p. :
Number of Pages234
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL588073M
ISBN 100750907169
LC Control Number96178578

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