The Irish chieftains

or, A struggle for the crown: with numerous notes and a copious appendix. by Charles Ffrench Blake-Forster

Publisher: McGlashin and Gill in Dublin

Written in English
Published: Pages: 728 Downloads: 928
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  • Ireland

Subjects:

  • Ireland -- History -- War of 1689-1691.

Edition Notes

Fiction.

StatementBy Charles Ffrench Blake-Forster.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA945 .B5
The Physical Object
Pagination[v]-xiii, 728 p.
Number of Pages728
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6509371M
LC Control Number46043759
OCLC/WorldCa2902085

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