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Comberford, Nicholas, circa 1645-1665



  • Existence: 1645 - 1665

Nicholas Comberford was a chartmaker in London and a central figure in the group now designated the "Thames School." There is no indication that Comberford ever visited the New World, but among his known charts are two of the North Carolina coast.

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Nicholas Comberford portolan chart

Mss 657940
Identifier: Mss 657940
Scope and Contents Portolan chart of the Mediterranean and the Black Sea made by Nicholas Comberford dwelling neare to the west end of the school house and the Sign of the Platt in RadcliffeRelief shown by soundings. Statement of responsibility on second panel. "This scale containeth one hondreth English leagues after twentie to a degree"Rhumb lines in red, green and black radiating from 3 compass roses and from 16 auxiliary points.Includes 4 lists of names or ports and island...