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A63966 A new martyrology, or, The bloody assizes now exactly methodizing in one volume comprehending a compleat history of the lives, actions, trials, sufferings, dying speeches, letters, and prayers of all those eminent Protestants who fell in the west of England and elsewhere from the year 1678 ... : with an alphabetical table ... / written by Thomas Pitts. Tutchin, John, 1661?-1707. 1693 (1693) Wing T3380; ESTC R23782 258,533 487

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