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The Wars of the Roses

peace and conflict in fifteenth-century England

by John Gillingham

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  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Louisiana State University Press in Baton Rouge .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain -- History, Military -- 1066-1485,
    • Great Britain -- History -- Wars of the Roses, 1455-1485

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohn Gillingham.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA250 .G54 1981
      The Physical Object
      FormatHardback
      Paginationxv, 274 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages274
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3794512M
      ISBN 100807110051
      LC Control Number81083851


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