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A51173 Megalopsychy, being a particular and exact account of the last XVII years of Q. Elizabeths reign, both military and civil the first written by Sir William Monson ..., the second written by Heywood Townsend, Esq. ; wherein is a true and faithful relation ... of the English and Spanish wars, from the year 1585, to the Queens death ; with a full account of the eminent speeches and debates, &c., in the said time ; to which is added Dr. Parry's tryal in the year 1584 ; all written at the time of the actions, by persons eminently acting therein. Monson, William, Sir, 1569-1643.; Parry, William, d. 1585. True and plain declaration of the horrible treasons. 1682 (1682) Wing M2465; ESTC R7517 94,931 102

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