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The statesman and the fanatic

Thomas Wolsey and Thomas More

by Jasper Godwin Ridley

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Constable in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Wolsey, Thomas, 1475?-1530.,
    • More, Thomas, Sir, Saint, 1478-1535.,
    • Statesmen -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
    • Cardinals -- England -- Biography.,
    • Christian martyrs -- England -- Biography.,
    • Great Britain -- History -- Henry VIII, 1509-1547.,
    • England -- Church history -- 16th century.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJasper Ridley.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA334.A1 R53 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination338 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages338
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3221313M
      ISBN 10009463470X
      LC Control Number83131211

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