An account of "Milton, in Saxon Midleton" [Milton-by-Sittingbourne]
Author: William Cecil, Lord Burghley
Medium: Ink on parchment
This is a page from an atlas that belonged to William Cecil Lord Burghley, Elizabeth I’s Secretary of State. Lord Burghley used this atlas to illustrate domestic matters. It contains an account of Milton, in Saxon Midleton [Milton-by-Sittingbourne] in the time of King Alfred and Edward the Confessor. A later addition records post-stages 'appointed to be layd betweene the court and Portesmouth, 1595'.