Justices of Peace for Durham
Author: William Cecil, Lord Burghley
Medium: Ink on parchment
This is a list of Justices of the Peace for Durham, 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. Lord Burghley used this atlas to illustrate domestic matters. The list accompanies a map of the same county.