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Ireland"s saint the essential biography of St. Patrick by J. B. (John Bagnell) Bury

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Published by Paraclete Press in Brewster, Mass .
Written in English


  • Patrick, -- Saint, -- 373?-463?,
  • Christian saints -- Ireland -- Biography,
  • Ireland -- Church history -- To 1172

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Edition Notes

StatementJ.B. Bury ; introduction and notes by Jon M. Sweeney.
ContributionsBury, J. B. 1861-1927.
LC ClassificationsBX4700.P3 B8 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16818740M
ISBN 109781557255570
LC Control Number2008017071

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