(From the British Library's Online Gallery) London. A guide for cuntrey men in the famous cittey of London by the helpe of wich plot they shall be able to know how far it is to any street. As allso to go unto the same without forder troble. Anno 1653
In 1929, a group of historians found an amazing map drawn on a gazelle skin. Research showed that it was a genuine document drawn in 1513 by Piri Reis, a famous admiral of the Turkish fleet in the sixteenth century.
1653- English diarist John Evelyn notes his tentative decision to wash his hair once a year despite the common belief that bathing can be unhealthy by washing away protective oils which keep out sickness.
BILLINGSGATE WARD AND BRIDGE WARD...’. Detailed plan with table of references, featuring London Bridge, Thames Street, Eastcheap, Grace Church Street, The Monument, Fishmongers Hall, Old Billingsgate Fish Market. John Strype ca. 1720
Image of the old St Paul's Cathedral in the City of London which was destroyed in the great fire. It was a London landmark Anne Boleyn would have seen regularly. She paused outside during her coronation procession when she watched a tableau vivant.