Factors affecting conversion to Catholicism in John Dryden"s England
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Factors affecting conversion to Catholicism in John Dryden"s England by John Fred Doellman

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Written in English


  • Catholic converts,
  • Great Britain -- Church history

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Statementby John F. Doellman
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Pagination121 leaves ;
Number of Pages121
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Open LibraryOL14969332M

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