638. [Manuscript map - Southern Flanders]

"Diocèse of Tournai"

[second half 16th c.]

Coloured manuscript map on paper (map borders c. 49.5 x 39 cm), black/brown ink, paper mark of Edmond Denise.

In acceptable to good condition (some foxing, soiling and waterstaining, tears).

Interesting map depicting the layout (i.a. Tournai, Courtrai, Lille, St. Amand, Helchin), and the environment (i.a. Ypers, Passendale, Antoing) of the diocese of Tournai in the period 1559-1588, following the reform of the episcopal hierarchy based on the Super Universas bull. Manuscript note in French at the bottom concerning the abbey of Saint-Amand and the rights given to the abbey of Marchienne.

€ 750 / 900

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