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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Great Britain,
  • Statesmen

Subjects:

  • Wolsey, Thomas, 1475?-1530,
  • Cardinals -- Great Britain -- Biography,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Henry VIII, 1509-1547 -- Biography,
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1509-1547,
  • Great Britain -- Church history -- 16th century,
  • Statesmen -- Great Britain -- Biography

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementwritten by George Cavendish ; illustrated with portraits by Holbein.
GenreBiography.
ContributionsHolbein, Hans, 1497-1543., Rogers, Bruce, 1870-1957, former owner., Pforzheimer Bruce Rogers Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA334.W8 C37 1905
The Physical Object
Pagination192 p., [11] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL176764M
LC Control Numbera 14000363

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