Richard Nicholson of Chester

A World of Antique Maps and Prints

1579 - 1660

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Elizabeth I (1558 - 1603)

The daughter of Henry VIII and his second wife Anne Boleyn

Born at Greenwich Palace, London in 1533
Ascended the throne in 1558
Did not marry
Died at Richmond in 1603, aged 70

LUCAS JANZ WAGEHHAER
Coastal Charts
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Enter the name for this tabbed section: List of Maps in the Atlas
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1579. The first county maps of England and Wales. Some counties are grouped with others on a folio sheet.
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GEORG BRAUN & FRANZ HOGENBERG
1572 - 1617. Town Plans
London, Cambridge, Oxford/Windsor, Norwich, Bristol, Chester, Edinburgh, Canterbury, Nonsuch Palace, Exeter, York/Shrewsbury/Lancaster/Richmont, Dublin/Glaway/Limerick/Cork
HISTORIC EVENT
29th July, 1588. Huge fleet of warships sighted off the Lizard in Cornwall. The Spanish Armada
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1593 onwards. Miniature county maps of England and Wales. Areas of Scotland and the provinces of Ireland.
GERHARD MERCATOR
1595 - Folio and smaller maps of areas of British Isles. Regional Maps
FRANCESCO VALEGIO
1595. Bird's Eye Views of a few English Cities
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James I (VI of Scotland) (1603 - 1625)

The son of Mary, Queen of Scots and Henry, Lord Darnley

Born at Edinburgh Castle in 1566
Ascended the throne in 1603
Married Anne of Denmark
Had three sons and four daughters
Died at Theobalds in 1625, aged 59

HISTORIC EVENT
5th November, 1605 Guy Fawkes is found beneath Westminster guarding 20 barrels of gunpowder with the intention of blowing up king and parliament