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Pieter van der Aa: Londini Angliae Regni Metropolis Delineatio Accuratissima

Map: LDN3563
 
Cartographer: Pieter van der Aa
Title: Londini Angliae Regni Metropolis Delineatio Accuratissima
Date: c. 1720
Published: Leiden
Width: 23 inches / 59 cm
Height: 20 inches / 51 cm
Map ref: LDN3563
Description:
The view below the map of London is of Westwood house, bought by John de Coussmaker in 1720. A native of the Low Countries. Tradition has it that he followed in the train of William of Orange who took the throne in 1688. Westwood House is here portrayed as an encampment for those that had joined the cause of William of Orange during the Glorious Revolution. Men practising forms of combat including sword fighting. [LDN3563]