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Historical and Topographical Notes by Lord Burghley

Historical and Topographical Notes by Lord Burghley

Author: William Cecil, Lord Burghley

Medium: Ink on paper

Date: 1579

Shelfmark: Royal MS. 18. D.III

Item number: f.2v

Length: 41

Width: 26.6

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Manuscript

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This is a page from an atlas that belonged to William Cecil Lord Burghley, Elizabeth I’s Secretary of State. Burghley used this atlas to illustrate domestic matters. This page records the number of parsonages and vicarages extracted from the Queen's Records of First Fruits and Tenths in the Exchequer.

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