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King Henry the Eighth

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Henry VIII, King of England, 1491-1547 -- Drama,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Henry VIII, 1509-1547 -- Drama

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by A. R. Humphreys.
SeriesNew Penguin Shakespeare
ContributionsHumphreys, A. R. 1911- ed.
LC ClassificationsPR2817.A2 H84
The Physical Object
Pagination272 p.
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5459401M
ISBN 100140707220
LC Control Number73161854

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