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Unknown Sketches of the characters of kings [incomplete]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.08204 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript document Date: circa 1750-1820 Pagination: 3 p. : docket ; 30.5 x 18.3 cm.

Summary of Content: Brief character sketches of the kings and rulers of Britain, starting with Julius Caesar in 54 B. C. and going all the way to Henry V. Title from docket.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Global History and CivicsForeign Affairs

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