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Arthurian myths and alchemy the kingship of Edward IV by Hughes, Jonathan

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Published by Sutton in Stroud, Gloucestershire .
Written in English



  • Great Britain,
  • England.,
  • England


  • Edward IV, King of England, 1442-1483.,
  • Malory, Thomas, Sir, 15th cent.,
  • Arthurian romances -- Appreciation -- England.,
  • Alchemy -- England -- History -- To 1500.,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Edward IV, 1461-1485.,
  • Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [326]-342) and index.

Other titlesKingship of Edward IV
StatementJonathan Hughes.
LC ClassificationsDA258 .H84 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 354 p. :
Number of Pages354
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3727647M
ISBN 100750919949
LC Control Number2003374194

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