A Map of Tudor London

A Map of Tudor London : England's Capital City in 1520

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A full colour map showing London in about 1520 - its many churches, monasteries, legal inns, guild halls, and a large number of substantial private houses, in the context of the streets and alleyways that survived the Great Fire and can still be discovered. Dominating the city are the Tower of London in the east, the old St Paul's Cathedral in the west and London Bridge in the south. The city was largely contained within its medieval walls and ditches but shows signs of spilling out into the great metropolis it was destined to be.

The map is a new version of a successful map of Tudor London first published in 2013, updated to include new information, completely redrawn and recoloured and at a larger scale.

The map includes on the reverse a short introduction to the city's history, and an illustrated and comprehensive directory lists all the city's streets and its main buildings with a grid reference for easy finding.
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Product details

  • Sheet map | 2 pages
  • 127 x 206 x 5mm | 144g
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • Coloured engravings and early views of buildings, monuments and street scenes. A map of the City of London's wards.
  • 0993469833
  • 9780993469831
  • 495,407

About Vanessa Harding

Vanessa Harding is Professor of London History at Birkbeck, University of London. Caroline Barron is Professor Emerita of the History of London at Royal Holloway, University of London. They have both written extensively on the history of London, its development and its people.
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