Blaeu's
Hampshire
1645








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Hampshire or the County of Southampton

Map, hand coloured engraving, Hampshire or the County of Southampton, or Hantshire, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, published in Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, by William J Blaeu, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1645.
inscription:-    printed -- title cartouche
HANTONIA / SIVE / SOUTHANTONENSIS / COMITATUS / Vulgo / HANT-SHIRE
inscription:-    printed
Cliton a Saxon Earle of Wincester / Saer Quincy Earle of Wincester / Hugh Spencer Earle of Wincester / Ludowick Bruget Earle of Wincester / William Paulet Marques of Wincester / Bogo or Beavous Earle of Southamton a famous warrier against ye Normans / William Fitz William Earl of Southampton by Kinge Henry 8 / Tho Wriotheosley created Earle of Southampton by Kinge Edward 6 Anno 1
-- captions to noble coats of arms
wxh, plate:-    516x420mm
scale:-    1 to 180000 ? (1 to 175405 from scale line wrongly assuming a statute mile)
scale:-    1 to 220000 ? (from town positions using DISTAB.exe)
The map maker's mile is an Old English Mile = 1.26 statute miles
item:-   
HMCMS:FA1998.149

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