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Published by Littlebury and Company in Worcester .
Written in English


  • Worcester, Battle of, Worcester, England, 1651.,
  • Worcestershire (England) -- History.,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Civil War, 1642-1649.,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Commonwealth and Protectorate, 1649-1660.

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Edition Notes

Statementby J.W. Willis Bund.
The Physical Object
Pagination124 p., [22] leaves of plates (inc. front.) :
Number of Pages124
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16356154M

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