Justices of Peace for Lincoln and Nottingham
Author: William Cecil, Lord Burghley
Medium: Ink on parchment
This is a list of Justices of the Peace for three divisions of Lincoln; Kesteven, Lindsey, and Holland, and of Nottingham. These are the names of individuals who act as agents of central government for a locality. It forms part of an atlas that belonged to William Cecil Lord Burghley, Elizabeth I’s Secretary of State. Burghley used this atlas to illustrate domestic matters. The list accompanies a map of the same county.