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The Monks of War

The Military Religious Orders (Arkana)

by Desmond Seward

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Published by Penguin (Non-Classics) .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages416
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7350143M
ISBN 100140195017
ISBN 109780140195019

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PENGUIN BOOKS THE MONKS OF WAR Desmond Seward was born in Paris and educated at Ampleforth and Cambridge. Since the first edition of The Monks of War appeared in he has become a Knight of Malta, which has deepened his knowledge of the military religious orders.

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