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secret people of the palaces

the royal household from the Plantagenets to Queen Victoria

by Joan Glasheen

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by B.T. Batsford in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Royal households -- Great Britain -- History.,
    • Palaces -- Great Britain -- History.,
    • Great Britain -- Court and courtiers.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [177]-178) and index.

      StatementJoan Glasheen.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA111 .G57 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 184 p. :
      Number of Pages184
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL106788M
      ISBN 100713483938
      LC Control Number99224612
      OCLC/WorldCa40155685

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