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Memoirs of celebrated women.

G. P. R. James

Memoirs of celebrated women.

by G. P. R. James

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Published by Routledge in London, [etc] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Joan, -- of Arc, Saint, -- 1412-1431,
  • Margaret of Anjou, -- queen consort of Henry VI, -- 1430-1482,
  • Grey, Jane, -- Lady, -- 1537-1554,
  • Comnena, Anna, -- b. 1083,
  • Maintenon, -- Madame de, -- 1635-1719,
  • Elizabeth -- I, -- Queen of England, -- 1533-1603,
  • Pacheco, María, -- d. 1531,
  • Women -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    GenreBiography.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination374 p.
    Number of Pages374
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17609736M
    OCLC/WorldCa28519244

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