You Are Here: Navigating Early London

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Have you ever wondered what early London really looked like? Or wondered just how much walking people had to do during afternoon errands? Check out Map of Early Modern London to explore the streets of yesteryear.

Search the interactive map, or explore the gazetteer by location type. Primary documents and additional resources are linked to certain locations, allowing users to explore the area using additional historical and social context. The SCOUT report selected MoEML as one of the top ten picks of 2016. Since then, MoEML has continued to explore their mission to spatially map Shakespeare's city.

This is a helpful resource for both researchers and fans of historical literature. It's available to anyone with an internet connection. Questions about historical research, primary sources, or maps? Check out our research guides or ask a librarian.

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