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An account of "Milton, in Saxon Midleton" [Milton-by-Sittingbourne]

An account of

Author: William Cecil, Lord Burghley

Medium: Ink on parchment

Date: 1595

Shelfmark: Royal MS. 18. D.III

Item number: f.21

Length: 27

Width: 37.5

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Manuscript

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'.

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