Portrait of John Speed taken from John Speed's Canaan, his only known wall map. Stephen Luck, owner of Tooley Adams & Co., supplied this image and describes it as from the bottom right sheet of an eight-sheet map of the Holy Land. The portrait may be by C. Lacey
|John Speed's tomb in the Church of St. Giles in Cripplegate.
Born in Farndon in Cheshire in 1552. Died July 28th, 1629. Age 77.
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