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A brief history of Spain

Containing the race of its kings, from the first peopling of that country, but more particularly from Flavius Chindasuinthus, who reign"d above 1000 years ago, and from whom the present King Philip V. is descended by the mothers side. With an account of their memorable actions, marriages, issues, titles, and all things of note that happened during their several reigns. To which is added, a summary account of the dominions of that crown, with its revenues &c. and a chronological table of the succession of their kings to this time

by Stevens, John

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Published by Printed for J. Nutt near Stationers-Hall in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kings and rulers,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCollected from the best Spanish authors by Capt. John Stevens
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[12], 276 p. ;
    Number of Pages276
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26722846M

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