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University of Toronto - Robarts Library

The John P. Robarts Research Library, commonly referred to as Robarts Library, is the main humanities and social sciences library of the University of Toronto Libraries and the largest individual library in the university.

Opened in 1973 and named for John Robarts, the 17th Premier of Ontario, the library contains more than 4.5 million bookform items, 4.1 million microform items and 740,000 other items.

The library building is one of the most significant examples of brutalist architecture in North America. Its towering main structure rests on an equilateral triangular footprint and features extensive use of triangular geometric patterns throughout.

It forms the main component of a three-tower complex that also includes the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library and the Claude Bissel Building, which houses the Faculty of Information. The library's imposing appearance has earned it the nickname of Fort Book.

Comprising fourteen storeys, plus two underground floors, the brutalist and futurist structure features raised podia and a suspended fourth floor. A mezzanine level physically connects Robarts Library to the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library building at its southeastern side, and to the Claude Bissel Building, housing the Faculty of Information, at its northeastern side.

The concrete waffle slab floor plates are adorned with triangular-patterned tessellation. A hexagonal central circulation atrium is enclosed at the core of the building and through the middle of the mezzanine level. The gross area of the building is over 1,036,000 square feet.


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1927 Ramírez de Villa-Urrutia, Wenceslao, marqués, 1850-1933
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La jornada del Condestable de Castilla a Inglaterra para las paces de 1604; La embajada de Lord Nottingham a España en 1605; Rubens diplomatico; Antonio Van Dyck; Francisco de Vitoria, precursor de Grocio; La literatura del derecho internacional en España durante el siglo XVII
Topics: Vitoria, Francisco de, 1486?-1546, Tarsis ó Tassis y Peralta, Juan de, Nottingham, Charles Howard,...
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Topics: Legends, genealogy
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1921 Blomberg, Héctor Pedro, 1890-
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Topic: genealogy
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1921 Biblioteca del Congreso de la Nación (Argentina); Levillier, Roberto, 1881-; Archivo General de Indias; Biblioteca del Congreso de la Nación (Argentina). Colección de publicaciones históricas (Indexes)
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Topic: genealogy
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1920 Keusen, Friedrich, 1892-
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Thesis - Bonn
Topics: Menander, of Athens, genealogy
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Topics: Torre, Lisandro de la, 1868-1939, genealogy
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1919 Langer, Carl Rudolf, 1893-
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Thesis - Bonn
Topics: Menander, of Athens, genealogy
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Topic: genealogy
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1918 Altenberg, Peter, 1859-1919
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Topic: genealogy
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1918 Mascarenhas, Jeronymo de, d. 1671; Dornellas, Alfonso de; Academia das sciencias de Lisboa. Comissão dos centenários de Ceuta e Albuquerque
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Topic: genealogy
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Topics: Christian saints -- Ireland, Ireland -- Genealogy, Ireland -- Kings and rulers
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Topics: Universidad de Barcelona, genealogy
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Topic: genealogy
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Bibliography: p. 3
Topics: Inscriptions, Greek, Orpheus, genealogy
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1915 Fernández Santos, Saturnino Calleja
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Topic: genealogy
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1914 Tisserant, Eugène, 1884-1972
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Topics: Manuscripts, Oriental, Ethiopic language, Arabic literature, Coptic language, Hebrew literature,...
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1914 Saekel, Arthur, 1888-
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Thesis - Berlin
Topics: Terence, genealogy
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Topics: Greek orations, Rhetoric, Ancient, genealogy
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1913 Aldao, Martín, 1879-
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Topic: genealogy
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1912 Giese, Friedrich, 1882-1958; Pius X, Pope, 1835-1914; Leo XIII, Pope, 1810-1903
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Popes, genealogy
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1911 Vallejo, José Joaquín, 1811?-1858; Edwards, Alberto, 1874-1932
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Topics: Vallejo, José Joaquín, 1811?-1858, genealogy
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1911 Schubart, Wilhelm, 1873-; Staatliche Museen zu Berlin (Germany)
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Topics: Manuscripts, Greek (Papyri), genealogy
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Topics: Petrus Siculus, Photius I, Saint, Patriarch of Constantinople, ca. 820-ca. 891, genealogy
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1910 Clark, George Thomas, 1809-1898; Margam Abbey; Llandaff (Diocese)
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Topics: Glamorgan (Wales) -- History Sources, genealogy
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1910 Clark, George Thomas, 1809-1898; Margam Abbey; Llandaff (Diocese)
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Topics: Glamorgan (Wales) -- History Sources, genealogy
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1910 Franchi de' Cavalieri, Pius, 1869-1960; Lietzmann, Hans, 1875-1942; Biblioteca apostolica vaticana
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Topics: Manuscripts, Greek, Palaeography, Greek, genealogy
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1910 Clark, George Thomas, 1809-1898; Margam Abbey; Llandaff (Diocese)
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Topics: Glamorgan (Wales) -- History Sources, genealogy
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1910 Aubín, José María
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Topic: genealogy
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Topics: Inscriptions, Latin, genealogy
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Topics: Inscriptions, Latin, Pompeii (Extinct city), Pompeii (Extinct city), genealogy
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1910 Rimbert, Saint, Archbishop of Hamburg and Bremen, ca. 830-888; Monacis, Laurentius de, 1348?-1429. Monaci Lörincz krónikája Kis Károlyról; Domanovszky, Sándor, 1877-1950
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Bibliographical footnotes
Topics: Ansgar, Saint, Archbishop of Hamburg and Bremen, ca. 801-865, Rimbert, Saint, Archbishop of Hamburg...
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1910 Clark, George Thomas, 1809-1898; Margam Abbey; Llandaff (Diocese)
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Topics: Glamorgan (Wales) -- History Sources, genealogy
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1910 Clark, George Thomas, 1809-1898; Margam Abbey; Llandaff (Diocese)
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Topics: Glamorgan (Wales) -- History Sources, genealogy
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1910 Diehl, Ernst, 1874-1947
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Topics: Inscriptions, Latin, Latin language, Vulgar, genealogy
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1909 Becker, Petrus
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Topics: Arethas, c.860-940, Photius I, Saint, Patriarch of Constantinople, ca. 820-ca. 891, genealogy
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1909 Selvers, Friedrich, 1886-
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Thesis - Münster
Topics: Greek language, Greek language, genealogy
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1909 Aistermann, Josef, 1879-
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Thesis - Bonn
Topics: Probus, Marcus Valerius, genealogy
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1903 Krause, Ernst Friedrich, 1880-
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Thesis - Berlin
Topics: Apollodorus Comicus, genealogy
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Compilación de mis correspondencias aparecidas en La Nacion durante el primer viaje de la Sarmiente."
Topics: Sarmiento (Ship), Voyages around the world, genealogy
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Topics: Lucian, of Samosata, genealogy
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1897 Apráiz, Julián de, 1848-1910
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Topics: Isunza family, Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616, genealogy
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1896 García Icazbalceta, Joaquín, 1825-1894; Zumárraga, Juan de, 1468-1548
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Vol. 1.-2. Opuscolos varios. v. 1-2.- Vol. 3-4. Biografías. v. 1-2.- Vol. 5. Biografia de D. Fr. Juan de Zumárraga.- Vol. 6-8. Opuscolos varios.- Vol. 9. Biografias.- Vol. 10. Opuscolos varios. v. 6
Topic: genealogy
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1896 García Icazbalceta, Joaquín, 1825-1894; Zumárraga, Juan de, 1468-1548
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Vol. 1.-2. Opuscolos varios. v. 1-2.- Vol. 3-4. Biografías. v. 1-2.- Vol. 5. Biografia de D. Fr. Juan de Zumárraga.- Vol. 6-8. Opuscolos varios.- Vol. 9. Biografias.- Vol. 10. Opuscolos varios. v. 6
Topic: genealogy
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1896 García Icazbalceta, Joaquín, 1825-1894; Zumárraga, Juan de, 1468-1548
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Vol. 1.-2. Opuscolos varios. v. 1-2.- Vol. 3-4. Biografías. v. 1-2.- Vol. 5. Biografia de D. Fr. Juan de Zumárraga.- Vol. 6-8. Opuscolos varios.- Vol. 9. Biografias.- Vol. 10. Opuscolos varios. v. 6
Topic: genealogy
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1896 García Icazbalceta, Joaquín, 1825-1894; Zumárraga, Juan de, 1468-1548
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Vol. 1.-2. Opuscolos varios. v. 1-2.- Vol. 3-4. Biografías. v. 1-2.- Vol. 5. Biografia de D. Fr. Juan de Zumárraga.- Vol. 6-8. Opuscolos varios.- Vol. 9. Biografias.- Vol. 10. Opuscolos varios. v. 6
Topic: genealogy
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1896 García Icazbalceta, Joaquín, 1825-1894; Zumárraga, Juan de, 1468-1548
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Vol. 1.-2. Opuscolos varios. v. 1-2.- Vol. 3-4. Biografías. v. 1-2.- Vol. 5. Biografia de D. Fr. Juan de Zumárraga.- Vol. 6-8. Opuscolos varios.- Vol. 9. Biografias.- Vol. 10. Opuscolos varios. v. 6
Topic: genealogy
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1896 García Icazbalceta, Joaquín, 1825-1894; Zumárraga, Juan de, 1468-1548
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Vol. 1.-2. Opuscolos varios. v. 1-2.- Vol. 3-4. Biografías. v. 1-2.- Vol. 5. Biografia de D. Fr. Juan de Zumárraga.- Vol. 6-8. Opuscolos varios.- Vol. 9. Biografias.- Vol. 10. Opuscolos varios. v. 6
Topic: genealogy
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1896 García Icazbalceta, Joaquín, 1825-1894; Zumárraga, Juan de, 1468-1548
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Vol. 1.-2. Opuscolos varios. v. 1-2.- Vol. 3-4. Biografías. v. 1-2.- Vol. 5. Biografia de D. Fr. Juan de Zumárraga.- Vol. 6-8. Opuscolos varios.- Vol. 9. Biografias.- Vol. 10. Opuscolos varios. v. 6
Topic: genealogy
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1896 García Icazbalceta, Joaquín, 1825-1894; Zumárraga, Juan de, 1468-1548
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Vol. 1.-2. Opuscolos varios. v. 1-2.- Vol. 3-4. Biografías. v. 1-2.- Vol. 5. Biografia de D. Fr. Juan de Zumárraga.- Vol. 6-8. Opuscolos varios.- Vol. 9. Biografias.- Vol. 10. Opuscolos varios. v. 6
Topic: genealogy
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Topics: England -- History 1154-1399 Plantagenet, England -- History 1066-1154 Norman, genealogy
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1891 Einhard, ca. 770-840; Rudolf, of Fulda, d. 865; Meginhardus, of Fulda, d. 888; Kurze, Friedrich, 1863-1915; Pertz, Georg Heinrich, 1795-1876
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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Topics: Germany -- History To 843 Sources, Germany -- History 843-1273 Sources, France -- History...
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1890 Barra Lastarria, Eduardo de la, 1839-1900; Eliz Soto, Leonardo, 1861-
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1889 Thietmar, von Merseburg, Bishop of Merseburg, 975-1018; Kurze, Friedrich, 1863-; Lappenberg, Johann Martin, 1794-1865
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Topics: Merseburg (Germany) -- History Sources, Germany -- History 843-1273 Sources, genealogy
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1889 Apráiz, Julián de, 1848-1910
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Topic: genealogy
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1889 Hinojosa y Naveros, Eduardo de, 1852-1919; Menéndez y Pelayo, Marcelino, 1856-1912
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Followed by "Contestación del Marceline Menéndez y Pelayo"
Topics: Vitoria, Francisco de, 1486?-1546, genealogy
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1888 Walker Martínez, Carlos, 1842-
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Topics: Santa Maria, Domingo, Pres. Chile, 1825-1889, War of the Pacific, 1879-1884, genealogy
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Topic: genealogy
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Topics: Anaximander, Philosophy, Ancient, genealogy
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Topics: Manresa, Spain, genealogy
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1882 [Luebbert, Eduard]
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Topics: Pindar, Locri Opuntii, genealogy
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1880 Thomas, Emil, 1858-1923
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Thesis - Berlin, 1880
Topics: Seneca, Lucius Annaeus, ca. 55 B.C.-ca. 39 A.D, genealogy
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1880 Valdés, Juan de, d. 1541
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Topic: genealogy
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1880 Bruno, of Magdeburg, fl. 1084; Wattenbach, Wilhelm, 1819-1897
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Topics: Germany -- History Henry IV, 1056-1106 Sources, Saxony (Germany) -- History To 1423 Sources,...
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1878 Castro, Guillén de, 1569-1631; Foerster, Wendelin, 1844-1915
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Topic: genealogy
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1877 Gesellschaft für Ältere Deutsche Geschichtskunde zur Beförderung einer Gesammtausgabe der Quellenschriften Deutscher Geschichten des Mittelalters
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"Edidit Societas Aperiendis Fontibus Rerum Germanicarum Medi Aevi."
Topic: genealogy
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1877 Gesellschaft für Ältere Deutsche Geschichtskunde zur Beförderung einer Gesammtausgabe der Quellenschriften Deutscher Geschichten des Mittelalters
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"Edidit Societas Aperiendis Fontibus Rerum Germanicarum Medi Aevi."
Topic: genealogy
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1873 Leo, Friedrich, 1851-1914
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Thesis - Bonn
Topics: Aristophanes, genealogy
The "Irrisio" has Greek and Latin on opposite pages
Topic: genealogy
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1868 Arnold, of Lübeck, d. 1212; Lappenberg, J. M. (Johann Martin), 1794-1865; Pertz, Georg Heinrich, 1795-1876
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Topics: Henry, Duke of Saxony, 1129-1195, Crusades, Germany -- History 843-1273 Sources, Denmark -- History...
Diss. - Bonn
Topics: Kant, Immanuel, 1724-1804, genealogy
Suspended 1911-35 inclusive
Topics: Catholic Church, Portugal -- Foreign relations, Portugal -- Foreign relations Catholic Church,...
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Has been ascribed to Nathaniel Fiennes. Cf. Dict. nat. biog
Topics: Fairfax, Thomas Fairfax, Baron, 1612-1671, genealogy