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Gentry Leaders in Peace and War

The Gentry Governors of Devon in the Early Seventeenth Century

by Mary Wolffe

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Published by University of Exeter Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: historical,
  • Biography: political,
  • British & Irish history: c 1500 to c 1700,
  • Local government,
  • Social classes,
  • c 1600 to c 1700,
  • Great Britain - History - Tudor And Stuart (1485-1714),
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • England,
  • General,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages306
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8304601M
    ISBN 100859895130
    ISBN 109780859895132

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