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A View Of Leicester, 1320-40

A View Of Leicester,  1320-40

Medium: Ink on parchment

Date: 1320

Shelfmark: RoyaL MS 13.A.III

Item number: f. 18

Length: 18.4

Width: 11.2

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Map

An annotation at the bottom of a page from Geoffrey of Monmouth's History of the kings of Britain showing the city of Leicester. This is one of the earliest realistic, if simplified, north European town views.

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