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Battles of the English Civil War Marston Moor, Naseby, Preston. by Austin Woolrych

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Great Britain

Subjects:

  • Naseby, Battle of, Naseby, England, 1645.,
  • Marston Moor, Battle of, England, 1644.,
  • Preston, Battle of, Preston, Lancashire, England, 1648.,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Civil War, 1642-1649.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliographical note: p. 190-192.

Series[British battles series]
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA415 .W6 1961
The Physical Object
Pagination200 p.
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5843191M
LC Control Number61066317
OCLC/WorldCa288114

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