Medieval London

Lambeth Palace on London map c. 1561

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Title

Lambeth Palace on London map c. 1561

Subject

Lambeth Palace

Description

In the late twelfth century, the Archbishop of Canterbury chose a site on the south bank of London, removed from Canterbury, where he intended to found a college of secular clerks. The land Archbishop Baldwin chose is located across from Westminster Abbey and the Royal Court, an advantageous position.

Creator

False attribution to Ralph Agas

Source

The Agas Map (1561) D1

Publisher

http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/things-to-do/visiting-the-city/archives-and-city-history/london-metropolitan-archives/Pages/default.aspx

Date

c. 1561

Contributor

Tessa Bloechl

Type

map

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Original Format

map

Files

Site Map.jpg

Collection

Citation

False attribution to Ralph Agas, “Lambeth Palace on London map c. 1561,” Medieval London, accessed July 25, 2024, https://medievallondon.ace.fordham.edu/items/show/154.

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