Justices of Peace for the County of Southampton
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. Burghley used this atlas to illustrate domestic matters. This is a list of Justices of the Peace for the county of Southampton, the names of individuals who act as agents of central government for a locality. Lord Burghley added particulars to some of the names.