Richard III, the great debate

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  • Richard -- III, -- King of England, -- 1452-1485.

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Statementedited with introductions by Paul Murray Kendall.
SeriesThe Norton library
ContributionsKendall, Paul Murray., More, Thomas, Sir, Saint, 1478-1535., Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797.
The Physical Object
Pagination244 p. ;
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14097961M

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