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The Oxford martyrs by D. M. Loades

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Published by Batsford in London .
Written in English



  • England.


  • Christian martyrs -- England.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [277]-284.

Statement[by] D. M. Loades.
SeriesHistoric trials series
LC ClassificationsBR1607 .L63
The Physical Object
Pagination296 p., 8 plates.
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4659172M
ISBN 100713412534
LC Control Number77533309

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