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Scarborough Castle

Scarborough Castle

Cartographer: Unknown

Medium: Ink and tempera on parchment

Date: 1595

Shelfmark: Royal MS. 18. D.III

Item number: f.65

Length: 38.4

Width: 55.6

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Manuscript Map

This is a manuscript plan of Scarborough Castle, North Yorkshire. 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. The castle is shown on a promontory adjacent to the harbour.

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