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John Harding's Map Of Scotland, Ca. 1450 f.s 226v-227

John Harding's Map Of Scotland, Ca. 1450 f.s 226v-227

Cartographer: Harding, John

Medium: Ink and tempera on parchment

Date: 1450

Shelfmark: Lansdowne MS 204

Item number: f.s 226v-227

Length: 43.6

Width: 58

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Map

Oriented with west at the top, this mid-fifteenth century map accompanies a history by John Harding which was written primarily to demonstrate the English king's right to be overlord of Scotland. A variety of symbols are used to show towns and castles but churches mark the important ecclesiastical centres of Glasgow and Dunfermline.

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