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The Constable of the Tower.

by William Harrison Ainsworth

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Published by Printed only for subscribers by G. Barrie in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Seymour, Thomas Seymour, Baron, 1508?-1549 -- Fiction

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    StatementWith port. [of Edward VI] by Holbein and 6 etchings by Gaston-Louis-Stéphane Rodriquez and Georges Chardon, after paintings by J.L. Gerome Ferris.
    SeriesHis Historical romances
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR4002 .C62 1898
    The Physical Object
    Pagination475 p.
    Number of Pages475
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5899815M
    LC Control Number63056073
    OCLC/WorldCa688801

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    Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Ainsworth, William Harrison, Constable of the tower. Philadelphia: G. Barrie, [?]. Hugh le Despencer, 1st Baron le Despencer ( – 4 August ) was an important ally of Simon de Montfort during the reign of Henry III. He served briefly as Justiciar of England in and as Constable of the Tower of London. Hugh Le Despenser, chief justiciar of England, first played an important part in , when he was prominent on the baronial side in the Mad Parliament of Oxford.

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Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ainsworth, William Harrison, Constable of the tower. Philadelphia: G. Barrie, [?]. Sir Richard Wydeville, or Woodville ( - ) was steward to the Duke of Bedford, Constable of the Tower of London, and Sheriff of Kent.

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