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John Leland's Itinerary: Travels in Tudor England
This itinerary gives an account of Leland's tireless travels throughout England between 1539 and 1545, and records his observations of places and buildings, landscapes and monuments. It gives a picture of crumbling monasteries, the proliferating parks, suburbs and stately homes, and the new self-awareness and nationalistic pride of Tudor England.
Paperback, 601 pages
Published June 1st 1998 by Alan Sutton Publishing
(first published February 1993)
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John Leland, also Leyland (13 September, c. 1503-06 – 18 April 1552), was an English poet and antiquary. He has been described as 'the father of English local history'.More about John Leland...