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Christopher Saxton

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Christopher Saxton (c. 1540 – c. 1610) was an English cartographer who produced the first county maps of England and Wales. [1]

24 relations: Augustine Ryther, Cartography, Chetham's Library, Dewsbury, Elizabeth I of England, Folger Shakespeare Library, Hundred (county division), John Dee, John Rudd (cartographer), John Speed, Manchester Cathedral, Michael Drayton, Ossett, Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Wakefield, Remigius Hogenberg, Sandal Magna, Thomas Seckford, Thornhill, West Yorkshire, Tingley, University of Cambridge, West Riding of Yorkshire, William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley, Woodbridge, Suffolk, Woodkirk.

Augustine Ryther

Augustine Ryther (died 1593) was an English engraver and translator.

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Cartography

Cartography (from Greek χάρτης chartēs, "papyrus, sheet of paper, map"; and γράφειν graphein, "write") is the study and practice of making maps.

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Chetham's Library

Chetham's Library in Manchester, England, is the oldest free public reference library in the United Kingdom.

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Dewsbury

Dewsbury is a minster town in the Metropolitan Borough of Kirklees, in West Yorkshire, England.

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Elizabeth I of England

Elizabeth I (7 September 1533 – 24 March 1603) was Queen of England and Ireland from 17 November 1558 until her death on 24 March 1603.

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Folger Shakespeare Library

The Folger Shakespeare Library is an independent research library on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., in the United States.

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Hundred (county division)

A hundred is an administrative division that is geographically part of a larger region.

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John Dee

John Dee (13 July 1527 – 1608 or 1609) was an English mathematician, astronomer, astrologer, occult philosopher, and advisor to Queen Elizabeth I. He devoted much of his life to the study of alchemy, divination, and Hermetic philosophy.

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John Rudd (cartographer)

John Rudd (Yorkshire c. 1498 – Durham 1579) was a Tudor cartographer and clergyman.

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John Speed

John Speed (1551 or 1552 – 28 July 1629) was an English cartographer and historian.

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Manchester Cathedral

Manchester Cathedral, formally the Cathedral and Collegiate Church of St Mary, St Denys and St George, in Manchester, England, is the mother church of the Anglican Diocese of Manchester, seat of the Bishop of Manchester and the city's parish church.

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Michael Drayton

Michael Drayton (1563 – 23 December 1631) was an English poet who came to prominence in the Elizabethan era.

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Ossett

Ossett is a market town in within the metropolitan district of the City of Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England.

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Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Wakefield

Queen Elizabeth Grammar School (QEGS) is an independent, public school for boys in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England.

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Remigius Hogenberg

Remigius Hogenberg (c. 1536, Mechlin – c. 1588, London) was Dutch engraver who arrived in England c. 1573.

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Sandal Magna

Sandal Magna or Sandal is a suburb of Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England with a population of 5,432.

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Thomas Seckford

Thomas Seckford (1515 – January 1587) was an official at the court of Queen Elizabeth I and Member of Parliament.

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Thornhill, West Yorkshire

Thornhill is a village and former township in Dewsbury, Kirklees, West Yorkshire, England.

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Tingley

Tingley is a settlement in West Yorkshire, Northern England, forming part of the parish of West Ardsley and of the City of Leeds metropolitan borough.

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University of Cambridge

The University of Cambridge (informally Cambridge University)The corporate title of the university is The Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars of the University of Cambridge.

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West Riding of Yorkshire

The West Riding of Yorkshire is one of the three historic subdivisions of Yorkshire, England.

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William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley

William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley, (13 September 15204 August 1598) was an English statesman, the chief advisor of Queen Elizabeth I for most of her reign, twice Secretary of State (1550–1553 and 1558–1572) and Lord High Treasurer from 1572.

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Woodbridge, Suffolk

Woodbridge is a town in Suffolk, East Anglia, England, about from the sea coast.

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Woodkirk

Woodkirk is an ancient village between Leeds and Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, England.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christopher_Saxton

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