Commentary on the Woodcuts for Book 2


A description of England, as it was deuided in the Saxones tyme into vij. Kyngdomes.
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This map of the kingdoms of the Saxon Heptarchy was a reuse of an illustration from an earlier book by Day. It first appeared in his edition of William Lambarde's Archaionomia in 1568. It is interesting to note that Day chose not to incorporate it into the 1570 edition.
1576 Edition, page 133 | 1583 Edition, page 132[Back to Top]
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