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B11858 An apology of an appeale Also an epistle to the true-hearted nobility. By Henry Burton, pastor of St. Mathewes Friday-Street. Burton, Henry, 1578-1648. 1636 (1636) STC 4135; ESTC S106955 19,673 40

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