Michael Burghers (1647? - 1727) was an Amsterdam-born English engraver active in Oxford, regarded by contemporaries as 'the best general engraver in England.' He produced plates for Robert Plot, Edmund Gibson, and in particular a number of maps for Edmund Wells' A new sett of maps... among other works. He was baptized a Lutheran in Amsterdam in 1648, but by 1673 had established himself in Oxford. He was naturalized in 1685 and became official engraver for Oxford University in 1694.