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MPF1/68 Ireland, by John Goghe 1567 | by The National Archives UK
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MPF1/68 Ireland, by John Goghe 1567

Our document of the month for August is this Map of Ireland from 1567. (MPF 1/68)

 

Ireland is shown as 'Hibernia' in this map by John Goghe with additions by Sir William Cecil. Showing place-names, hills in relief, ships, fish, and a sea monster. Scale: about 1 inch to 16 miles. The map was extracted from the State Papers (SP 64/1) to be preserved as a flat map.

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Uploaded on August 1, 2019