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memoirs of the town and county of Leicester displayed under an epitome of the reign of each sovereign in the English history: containing, the antiquities of each, and the historical and biographical relations at large by John Throsby

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Published by Printedfor the author in Leicester .
Written in English


  • Leicestershire (Eng.) -- History.,
  • Leicestershire (Eng.) -- Antiquities.,
  • Leicester (England) -- History.

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Edition Notes

StatementTo which is added, a brief supplimentary account of the present state of Leicestershire.
The Physical Object
Pagination6 v. in 3 :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21396499M

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