A 13th-century Map of England and Scotland

The map below depicts England, Scotland and Wales as drawn by Matthew Paris in the monastery at St Albans, circa 1250. Move your mouse (or finger if you're using a touch device) around the image to zoom in.

The relationship between England and Scotland is very much in the public eye right now, ahead of this year's referendum on Scotland's independence. In our March issue, Dauvit Brown explores the roots of Scottish sovereignty, in particular during the 13th century. Subscribe now or download the History Today app for your tablet or smartphone.