What England owed to France (1791 to 1802). by Kerr, Cecil Lady

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Published by Catholic Truth Society in London .

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  • Catholic Church -- England -- History.,
  • Catholic emancipation -- England.,
  • France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799 -- Refugees.

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SeriesCatholic emancipation series -- 2
The Physical Object
Pagination28 p.
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21214852M

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