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A Medieval Atlas

Maps of England

Maps of London
An index of maps that focus on the historic capital of England in the Middle ages.

Britain in the 5th Century
Extensive key accompanies this colorful map by David Ford at Britannia Internet Magazine.

The Danelaw
Attractive map at Britannia Internet Magazine depicts the portion of England controlled by the Danes c. 880 C.E.

England after 886
From the Historical Atlas by William R. Shepherd, a map depicting the political divisions in England after the year 886, here at the Medieval History site.

Lynn in the Fifteenth Century
Very nice clickable map at the Medieval English Towns sites provides extensive information on the various locations of medieval Lynn. Well done by Stephen Alsford.

Map of England 700
From The Public Schools Historical Atlas by Charles Colbeck, 1905, a map displaying the political makeup of England after the seventh-century "English Conquest." Available here at the Medieval History site.

Mercian Overlordship during the Reign of King Penda (626-655)
Attractive map at Britannia Internet Magazine depicts the rise of the kingdom of Mercia in the seventh century.

Settlements of Angles, Saxons and Jutes in Britain, about 600
From the Historical Atlas by William R. Shepherd, a map of Saxon settlements in England around the year 600, here at the Medieval History site.

Tudor England
A screen-size sketched map of England reveals the counties, and is accompanied by a larger version suitable for printing, at the Compendium of Common Knowledge. Downloading the larger map for printing from a graphics program is recommended.

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About the Medieval Atlas
   The Medieval Atlas is a directory of maps, charts, geographic drawings and illustrations, illuminations, and other cartographic representations of the world in general, and the geography of Europe in particular, during the Middle Ages. Both historical maps and period or "antique" maps are included.
   The directory links to maps on the web as well as to maps right here at the Medieval History site. Many maps are in the public domain and may be downloaded and used freely; however, please check each individual page for copyright notices and any terms of use for the map it displays.
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