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Londinum Feracissimi Angliae Regni Metropolis (Map of London c. 1580).

Londinum Feracissimi Angliae Regni Metropolis (Map of London c. 1580).
Londinum Feracissimi Angliae Regni Metropolis (Map of London c. 1580).
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: PY9916
Description: When Henry VIII came to the throne in 1509, the population of the city of London was about 75,000. By 1600 that figure had risen to 200,000. London under the Tudors was a prosperous, bustling city with global trading connections. It was a gateway to the markets and products of the world.
Creator: Braun and Hogenberg
Date: 1572
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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