Author:John Speed

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John Speed
English historian and cartographer.
John Speed


  • The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine (1611)
  • The History of Great Britaine under the Conquests of ye Romans, Saxons, Danes, and Normans … with the Successions, Lives, Acts, and Issues of the English Monarchs from Julius Cæsar to … King James (1611)
  • The Genealogies recorded in the Sacred Scriptures according to euery family and tribe with the line of Our Sauior Jesus Christ obserued from Adam to the Blessed Virgin Mary (c. 1611)
  • A Cloud of Witnesses … confirming unto us the Truth of the Histories in God's most Holie Word (1616)

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