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Justices for Peace for Herefordshire

Justices for Peace for Herefordshire

Author: William Cecil Lord Burghley

Medium: Ink on parchment

Date: 1595

Shelfmark: Royal MS. 18. D.III

Item number: f.94

Length: 40.1

Width: 26.6

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Manuscript

This is a list of Justices of the Peace for Hereford, 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. Also included here is a short pedigree of the Vaughan family which shows Burghley's interest in recording people as well as places.

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