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Queen Elizabeth and her times a series of original letters, selected from the inedited private correspondence of the Lord Treasurer Burghley, the Earl of Leicester, the Secretaries Walsingham and Smith, Sir Christopher Hatton, and most of the distinguished persons of the period

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Published by Henry Colburn ... in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Great Britain -- History -- Elizabeth, 1558-1603.

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementedited by Thomas Wright.
ContributionsWright, Thomas, 1810-1877.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA350 Q4
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14252823M

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