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Justices of Peace Derby

Justices of Peace Derby

Author: William Cecil, Lord Burghley

Medium: Ink on parchment

Date: 1595

Shelfmark: Royal MS. 18. D.III

Item number: f.55v

Length: 39.8

Width: 26.8

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Manuscript

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This is a list of Justices of the Peace for Derbyshire, 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.

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