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Queen Elizabeth and the penal laws with an introduction on William Cobbett"s "History of the Protestant reformation." Passing in review the reigns of Henry VIII, Edward VI, and Mary. by Charles Hastings Collette

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Published by Protestant Alliance in London .
Written in English



  • Great Britain,
  • England.


  • Cobbett, William, 1763-1835,
  • Reformation -- England,
  • Dissenters, Religious -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- England,
  • Great Britain -- Church history -- 16th century

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Edition Notes

StatementBy Charles Hastings Collette.
LC ClassificationsBR375.C65 C6
The Physical Object
Pagination192 p.
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6462118M
LC Control Number43049232

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