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Three Bridges, a Waywiser and a famous Mapmaker

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I enjoy reading The History File by David Cummings each month as I am sure many others do. But for me his article for March hit the spot as it featured local history and cartography. And the mapmaker concerned was my long time hero John Ogilby who produced the first atlas of strip road maps covering England and Wales, commissioned by Charles II and published in 1675 with the title 'Britannia'.
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