John Leland's Itinerary Book CoverJohn Leland's Itinerary - Travels in Tudor Englands - by John Chandler.

This work would be invaluable to anyone who is interested in local history or in Tudor history. John Leland was a Tudor scholar who traveled all over England in the 1530s and 1540s, recording stories and facts about the places he visited. He notes observations on the economy and social life of the places he visited and also noted down local legends, such as links to Arthurian sites. In this edition of Leland's itinerary John Chandler translates the text into modern English and puts it into order. He also presents the text with numerous illustrations and shows the county maps of the Tudor cartographer Christopher Saxton.
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