Britannia prout divisa fuit temporibus Anglo-Saxonum praesertim durante illorum heptarchia, 
- Britannia prout divisa fuit temporibus Anglo-Saxonum praesertim durante illorum heptarchia [cartographic material].
- [Amsterdami] : [Iohannem Blaeu], 
- Physical Description:
- 1 map : engraving ; 40 x 30 cm, on sheet 50 x 60 cm
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- Maps & Atlas (printed)
- Scale [ca. 1:2,550,000] -- (W 7.52°--E 2.46°/N 58.45°--N 49.53°).
- Map of Great Britain, and part of Ireland. Blaeu based it on a by John Speed map entitled "Britain as it was devided in the tyme of the Englishe-Saxons, especially during their heptarchy."
Shows kingdom boundaries, rivers, settlements and shields.
Border illustrations include seven Anglo-Saxon kings on the left; the conversion to Christianity of a further seven are depicted on the right.
Appeared in: Blaeu, J. Theatrum orbis terrarum sive atlas novus ... 1645.
Relief shown pictorially.
Shirley, R.W. Early printed maps of the British Isles, 1477-1650, 549
Skelton, 28, 72
Selected exhibitions: "The Mapmaker's art : 300 years of British cartography" (Yale Center for British Art, January 17-March 12, 1989).
Great Britain, including Hebrides but not Orkney or Shetland.
BAC: British Art Center copy is hand-colored.
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- Subject Terms:
- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800 -- Maps.
- Maps -- Great Britain.
Engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1645.
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