TITLE

The Genesis of John Speed's Maps of Battles in England and Ireland

AUTHOR(S)
Goffart, Walter
PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
Seventeenth Century;Autumn2004, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p157
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the origin of the maps of battles in England and Ireland developed by cartographer John Speed. Information on several forms of the maps, including the Cambridge version and the Danckerts engraving; Role of the map in illustrating the predilection of Speed for superimposing pictorial and anecdotal detail on a geographical map; Importance of the maps to the history of civil war in the countries.
ACCESSION #
16207538

 

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