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LA VRAYE ET ENTIERE DESCRIPTION DU TRESANCIEN ROYAUME PAYS ET ISLES D'ESCOSSE

LA VRAYE ET ENTIERE DESCRIPTION DU TRESANCIEN ROYAUME PAYS ET ISLES D'ESCOSSE

Author: Leslie, John

Medium: Engraving

Date: 1586

Shelfmark: Royal MS. 18. D.III

Item number: f.122

Length: 44.7

Width: 55.4

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Map

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This printed map of Scotland is an enlargement of the map which accompanies the work "De origine moribus [...] Scotorum" by John Leslie, Bishop of Ross, published at Rome in 1578. At the foot of the map are a dedication to James VI in French, dated Rouen, 26 Aug 1586, and a brief description of Scotland, also in French. The imprint reads "Imprimé à Rouen 1586". It forms part of an atlas that belonged to William Cecil Lord Burghley, Elizabeth I’s Secretary of State. Burghley used this atlas to illustrate domestic matters.

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