Westminster hall, May 17th, 1910
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Westminster hall, May 17th, 1910 (order of service on the occasion of the lying-in-state of Edward VII). by Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons.

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Published by printed by Eyre & Spottiswoode in (London .
Written in English


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ContributionsEdward VII, King of Great Britain, 1841-1910.
The Physical Object
Pagination5 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL20789160M

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