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Historic English convents of to-day

Basil Whelan

Historic English convents of to-day

the story of the English cloisters in France and Flanders in penal times

by Basil Whelan

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Published by Burns, Oates & Washbourne, ltd. in London .
Written in English

  • France.,
  • Belgium.,
  • England.
    • Subjects:
    • Convents -- France.,
    • Convents -- Belgium.,
    • Convents -- England.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Dom Basil Whelan ...
      LC ClassificationsBX4220.F8 W5
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 277 p. incl. tables.
      Number of Pages277
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6363870M
      LC Control Number38000200

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Historic English Convents of Today Hardcover – January 1, by Dom Basil Whelan (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price Author: Dom Basil Whelan. HISTORIC ENGLISH CONVENTS OF TO-DAY.

By Dom Basil Whelan, O.S.B., M.A. London: Burns Oates and Wash bourne. LA TRAPPE IN ENGLAND. By a Religious of Holy Cross Abbey, Stapehill.

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