Prolusiones Historicæ: Or, Essays Illustrative of the Halle of John Halle, Citizen, and Merchant, of Salisbury, in the Reigns of Henry VI. and Edward IV.: with Notes, Illustrative and Explanatory (Google eBook)

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For the author; W.B. Brodie & Company, 1837 - 622 pages
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