The first queen of England the myth of "Bloody Mary" by Linda Porter

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .

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  • Mary -- I, -- Queen of England, -- 1516-1558,
  • Queens -- England -- Biography,
  • Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Biography,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Mary I, 1553-1558

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Book details

StatementLinda Porter.
LC ClassificationsDA347 .P65 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 452 p., [8] p. of plates
Number of Pages452
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18725040M
ISBN 100312368372
ISBN 109780312368371
LC Control Number2008013396

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