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Lythe, Robert (d. in or after 1574), surveyor and map maker

J. H. Andrews

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/37704

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Lythe, Robert (d. in or after 1574), surveyor and map maker, is first recorded in 1556, as engaged in mapping the English pale at Calais on the instructions of the royal auditor, John Chaloner. Eleven years later, perhaps on Chaloner's recommendation, Lythe entered the service of the queen's deputy in ...

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Subjects: World History ; Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts ; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building ; Cartography

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