History of the English Parliament
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History of the English Parliament its growth and development through a thousand years. 800 to 1887. by Rudolf Gneist

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Published by W. Clowes and sons, limited in London .
Written in English


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Translated by A.H. Keane.

StatementBy Dr. Rudolf von Gneist ...
ContributionsKeane, A. H. 1833-1912.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxix, 462 p.
Number of Pages462
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17780006M
LC Control Number12014197

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