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Eccentric Archbishop Richard Whately of Redesdale by Bryan MacMahon

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Published by Kilmacud-Stillorgan Local History Society .
Written in English


  • General,
  • Anglican & Episcopalian Churches,
  • Biography: general,
  • Ireland,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Biography / Autobiography

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Edition Notes

ContributionsKilmacud-Stillorgan Local History Societ (Other Contributor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11623171M
ISBN 100954986504
ISBN 109780954986506

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