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Title

HIBERNIAE / BRITANNICAE / INSVLAE, NOVA / DESCRIPTIO. ERYN. IRLANDT.

Object Name

Map

Maker

Ortelius, Abraham (Primary maker)
Ortelius, Abraham (artist)

Date Made

1573 circa
1573 circa

Description

HIBERNIAE / BRITANNICAE / INSVLAE, NOVA / DESCRIPTIO. ERYN. IRLANDT. North to right. Locations of families given, also of churches and castles. Latin notes : (1) Aran Islands (2) St Patrick's Purgatory (3) Lough Erne (all of these refer to Giraldus Cambrensis) (4) colonisation of Ulster by Elizabeth I under the leadership of Sir Thomas Smith (1572)..

Catalogue Number

BELUM.P230.1946

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