Britannia: or a Geographical description of the Kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland, with the Isles and Territories thereto belonging.
the ancient Habitation of the who were great opposers of the untill subdued by by the called from one a Prince, who is said to have had a great and holy off-spring of twenty four and all it is a Country generally very some of which are exceeding high, as but especially not far from which exalteth it self above the clouds; and although thus hilly, and enclosed with yet is it not without many large and fertile and which yield plenty of and feed store of and the more by reason of its Rivers and which receive those many streams which so plentifully water the Country, and afford to the such great aboundance of especially and in the
This hath for its bounds on the East the Counties of and on the South on the West and and on the North
Its Extent from East to West is about 20 and from South to North about 28; and makes in circumference about 102
It is severed into six in which are numbred 61 'twas strengthened with nine Castles, and hath intercourse of with four whose names are as followeth.
by the called as seated at the meeting of the Rivers and over which it hath a fair It is a place of good antiquity, as doth appear by the which have oft-times been digged up, and is at present a very large conteining three of which one is a seated at the West-end of the its are well built, and neatly compacted; 'twas formerly strengthened with a stately Castle,as also with a strong which gave entrance by 3 It is honoured in giving Title
|of Earldom to the Right Noble Duke, Marquess, and Earl of Earl of and Viscount and Baron and For Civil affaire, it is governed by two fifteen two two a and other amongst its sendeth a to is a place well inhabited, and the rather as being the where the are kept; it doth enjoy a good for and for the accommodation of the it hath weekly two on and which are very well served with and|
About two miles from this there is a large or conteining some miles in compass, called and by the where, according to report, sometime stood a fair City, which was swallowed up by an which believeth to be the of and in this are aboundance of excellent and in times past had great store of
seated on the over which it hath a a pretty but hath a very mean
seated on and between the and the a of good note in the time of the being then fortified with a and a which was spoiled in the Rebellion of It is at present a good and hath a great for on
pleasantly seated amongst and on the over which it hath a very large which leadeth into a place formerly of good account, but at present a pretty small which enjoyeth a considerable for and hath weekly two very good on for and on for and
 Hills. Fertility.
 Its Bounds.
 Its Extent.
 Its Dvision.