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Kensington palace in the days of Queen Mary II

Emma Marshall

Kensington palace in the days of Queen Mary II

a story

by Emma Marshall

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Published by Seeley in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mary -- II, -- Queen of Great Britain, -- 1662-1694 -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Emma Marshall.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 336 p., plates ;
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19726628M


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