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reign of Elizabeth II

Louis Albert Nickolls

reign of Elizabeth II

a diary of the royal year 8 Oct 1951-7 Aug 1952!.

by Louis Albert Nickolls

  • 299 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Macdonald .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Elizabeth -- II, -- Queen of Great Britain.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination128p.,ill.,26cm
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19949096M


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George VI (Albert Frederick Arthur George; 14 December – 6 February ) was King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Commonwealth from 11 December until his death in Known as "Bertie" among his family and close friends, George VI was born in the reign of his great-grandmother Queen Victoria and was named after his great-grandfather Albert, Prince : George V.

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