Annus mirabilis, the year of wonders, MDCLXVI
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Annus mirabilis, the year of wonders, MDCLXVI an historical poem, also a poem on the happy restoration and return of His late Sacred Majesty, Charles the Second, likewise a panegyrick on his coronation : together with a poem to my Lord Chancellor, presented on New-Years-Day, 1662 by

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Published by Printed for Henry Herringman, and sold by Jacob Tonson ... in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Great Britain -- History. -- Charles II, 1660-1685 -- Poetry.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesAstraea redux, To His Sacred Majesty, To my Lord Chancellor, Annus mirabilis, Year of wonders, 1666, Year of wonders, MDCLXVI
Statementby John Dryden, Esq.
GenrePoetry.
SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 208:35.
ContributionsDryden, John, 1631-1700., Dryden, John, 1631-1700., Dryden, John, 1631-1700.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[21], 116 p.
Number of Pages116
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16797997M

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