The Wars of the Roses
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Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in New York .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Lancaster, House of,
  • York, House of,
  • Military history, Medieval,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Wars of the Roses, 1455-1485,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Lancaster and York, 1399-1485,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Richard II, 1377-1399

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Elizabeth Hallam ; preface by Hugh Trevor-Roper.
ContributionsHallam, Elizabeth M.
LC ClassificationsDA250 .W37 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2037871M
ISBN 101555842402
LC Control Number88014210

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