[Image: Fragment of the Gough Map]
[Image: Fragment of the Gough Map]

Linguistic Geographies: The Gough Map of Great Britain

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Full record: Peel

County Bedfordshire
Transcript Insula de man
Icon description island
  • buildings (multiple)
  • castles (multiple)
  • island
Description entirely faded
  • faded
Etymology Celtic, cognate with G monadh, W mynydd,'mountain'
Earlier editors holm; around the symbol for Peel there is some writing but only the consecutive letters norw... can be read (Parsons)
Early Maps Mana (Angliae Figura)
Overwritten yes, no evidence of the original red ink underneath, but it may have entirely flaked off as on the icon for Peel above it
Attested spelling Manaw 1154 Welsh Annals, MÇ«n, Maon 13th-century Old Norse sagas