The godfather of Downing street Sir George Downing, 1623-1684; an essay in biography by Beresford, John

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Published by R. Cobden-Sanderson in London .

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  • Downing, George, -- Sir, -- 1623?-1684,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Stuarts, 1603-1714

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Statementby John Beresford.
LC ClassificationsDA447.D7 B4
The Physical Object
Pagination318 p.
Number of Pages318
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16299034M
LC Control Number25010719

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