French monarchy (1483-1789)
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Published by The University Press in Cambridge (Eng.) .
Written in English


  • France -- History -- House of Valois, 1328-1589.,
  • France -- History -- Bourbons, 1589-1789.

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Edition Notes

Statementby A.J. Grant.
SeriesCambridge historical series -- (1)
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21061895M

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