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MPF 1/68
Description:

'Hibernia: Insula non procul ab Anglia vulgare Hirlandia vocata'. Map showing place-names, hills in relief, ships, fish, and a sea monster. Title in fretwork cartouche flanked by a harp and the cross of St George. Scale: about 1 inch to16 miles; scale bar surmounted by dividers. Cardinal points. Latitude and longitude shown. Drawn by John Goghe, 1567. Additions by Sir William Cecil.George. Scale: about 1 inch to16 miles; scale bar surmounted by dividers. Cardinal points. Latitude and longitude shown. Drawn by John Goghe, 1567. Additions by Sir William Cecil. 1 item extracted from SP 64/1 (item 1). To view papers accompanying this map, visit http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/records/irish-maps-state-papers.htm.

Date:
1567
Held by:
The National Archives, Kew
Legal status:
Public Record
Dimensions:
40.6 cm x 53.3 cm
Publication note:
Maps and Plans in the Public Record Office: I. British Isles, c.1410-1860, (London, 1967), entry 3712. Reproduced in 'State Papers Henry VIII', (State Paper Commission, 1834), vol II part III; and described in R Dunlop, '16th-century maps of Ireland', English Historical Review, vol xx, 1905, p 310.

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