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NOTES from SAXTON'S ATLAS OF ENGLAND AND WALES, 1579

These notes are made from a copy of the county Atlas of England and Wales by Christopher Saxton, published 1579. The copy seen is in the Map Library, National Library of Scotland.
map type: HantsMap & Saxton 1575

Miscellaneous Transcripts

The transcripts are from introductory pages to help the understanding of the single map of Hampshire in the Map Collection of Hampshire CC Museums Service.
Indicem huic operi tripartium adiecimus. ... Tertio, ludicum itineraria, Initia, & dierum luridicorum ac Locorum ad Ludica tam Civilia quam Criminalia exercenda constituorum definitum tempus (Vulgus Circuitus ac assisas vocat) reperies.
Ludicum Circuitus.   Initia. Dierum numerus. Loco.
Southamptonia   Lunae. 3. Wintoniae
Wiltonia   Iouis. 3. Salisburiae
Dorcestria   Lunae. 3. Dorcestriae
Somersetus   Iouis. 3. Tauntoniae, vel Chardiae
Devonia   Lunae. 6. Exoniae
Cornubia   Lunae. 3. Launstoniae
...        
List of cities, bishoprics, market towns, castles, parishes, rivers, bridges, chaces, forests, parks
CATLOGUS Urbiu., Episco., oppido Merca., Castro., Eccle. parochialiu., Fluvi illustriu., Pontiu., Lucoru., Saltoru., Septoru[ ] omniu., quae per totam Anglia. Wallia.[ ] in unoqu[ ] comitatii Continentur, quemadmodu. suis locis in Chirographicis Angliae Walliae[ ] tabulis (ubiscu. oui[ ] nome. adijcitur) illustrissime reserentur Numerus vero eorum omnium quae in hac serie colliguntur, ad imum huius indicis designatur, sicuti infra videre licet
Comitatus Urbui. Episc. Op.M. Castr Ec.Pa. Fluvi Pon. Luco. Salto. Septo.
Southamptonia 001 001 018 005 248 004 031 000 009 029
Shires Cities Bisho. Mar.To. Cast. Pa.ch. Rive. Brid. Chase. Forr. Park.

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MN: 4.2.1998
last edit: 4.2.1998