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Sir William Wallace (The Scotish Histories)

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Published by Geddes & Grosset .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historical figures,
  • Rebels, revolutionaries, terrorists, freedom fighters,
  • c 1000 CE to c 1500,
  • Royalty,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Scotland,
  • Historical - British

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8993259M
    ISBN 101855349256
    ISBN 109781855349254

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