Justices for Peace for Herefordshire
Author: William Cecil Lord Burghley
Medium: Ink on parchment
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.