Uncoloured map of Norfolk from the first edition John Speed’s “Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain” published by John Sudbury & George Humble. One of the most decorative and sought after maps of Norfolk, it contains a plan of Norwich with a key to 24 important locations in the town and a description of two battles associated with rebellions against the crown that took place in 1381 and 1549. Also included are the arms of the noble families of the county and the royal coat of arms surrounded by a lion and unicorn.. A description of Norfolk appears on the verso in English. A strong dark impression on heavy stable paper with full margins in excellent condition. 38 cm x 50.5 cm