A table shewing the sun's declinations.,Each map f. 7 in. x 1 f. 8 in.

Queen Mary Atlas 1558: Sun’s Declinations

One of the British Library’s greatest cartographic treasures, this magnificent atlas was a gift from Queen Mary to her husband, Philip II of Spain.

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Created in 1555, as a gift from Queen Mary to her husband Philip II of Spain

This collection of maps and charts comprises the Queen Mary Atlas, one of the greatest cartographic treasures of the British Library. With aggressively English and Spanish content, it reflects the self-image of both, and specifically their war aims against France in 1556-9. This page shows the sun’s declinations, a key function of navigation at this time.

Original Size: 53 x 76 cms

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