Friday, February 23, 2007

The world according to the Puritans

Some maps that will be of interest to students of the Puritans:

Britain/Ireland

Tudor England -- including counties (note there is a link for a larger version on the same page)

Scotland & the Borders

Tudor London (with link to larger printable version)

Ireland c. 1500
[All the above courtesy of the website, Life in Elizabethan England: A Compendium of Common Knowledge]

And this one of England and Wales during the English Civil War (1644), noting the division of areas of the country under control of the King and Parliament
[Courtesy of this site featuring several maps from Gardiner's Atlas of English History]


New England

Puritan New England
[Courtesy Dr David Newton, Univ. West Georgia]


Europe

Europe c. 1560 (early Elizabethan)

Europe 1648 (Jacobean)

Europe 1740 (c. end of Puritanism)
[All the above courtesy of U. of Texas Perry-CastaƱeda Library]

2 comments:

John W. Tweeddale said...

Chris,

This is very helpful. Any chance of setting up a permanent link to this post on the sidebar?

Thanks brother,

JWT

H.C. Ross said...

Hey John,

I was thinking the same thing! I'll put this list in the sidebar ASAP, under historical resources, etc.

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