This superb map shows all the major battles that occured in England, Ireland and Wales,
between the Norman Conquest and its production in the 17th Century.
All the main settlements are marked, along with county boundaries.
A description is given beside the depictions of the naval conflicts: 'At Pensey the arival of William D. of Normandy with the nomber of 896 Ships
for the conquest of this land Sept. 18. 1066' is a delightful example.
In the bottom left corner, a history details the the wars in Ireland,
from the conquering of Wexford by Robert Fitz-Stephen in 1170.