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Winter Queen

Josephine Ross

Winter Queen

the story of Elizabeth Stuart

by Josephine Ross

  • 197 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Weidenfeld and Nicholson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Elizabeth, -- Queen, consort of Frederick I, King of Bohemia, -- 1596-1662.,
  • Princesses -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
  • Bohemia (Czech Republic) -- Queens -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementJosephine Ross.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD244.8.E4 R67 1979, D244.8E4 R67
    The Physical Object
    Pagination165 p., [4] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages165
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20329349M
    ISBN 100297776037

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