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A49257 The strange and wonderful predictions of Mr. Christopher Love, minister of the Gospel at Laurence Jury, London who was beheaded on Tower-hill, in the time of Oliver Cromwell's government of England. Giving an account of Babylon's fall, and in that glorious event, a general reformation over all the world. With a most extraordinary prophecy, of the late revolution in France, and the downfall of the antichristian kingdom, in that country. By M. Peter Jurieu. Also, Nixon's Chesire prophecy. Love, Christopher, 1618-1651.; Jurieu, Pierre, 1637-1713.; Ussher, James, 1581-1656.; Grey, Jane, Lady, 1537-1554.; Wallace, Lady, fl. 1651.; Nixon, Robert, fl. 1620? Nixon's Cheshire prophecy at large. 1651 (1651) Wing L3177A; ESTC R217305 41,319 88

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