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A View Of Gloucester, 1320-40

A View Of Gloucester,  1320-40

Medium: Ink on parchment

Date: 1320

Shelfmark: RoyaL MS 13.A.III

Item number: f. 41v

Length: 18.4

Width: 11

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Map

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

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