Justices of Peace for Merioneth and Montgomery
Author: William Cecil Lord Burghley
Medium: Ink on parchment
This is a page from an atlas that belonged to William Cecil Lord Burghley, Elizabeth I’s Secretary of State. Burghley used this atlas to illustrate domestic matters. It is a list of Justices of the Peace for Merioneth and Montgomery, the names of individuals who act as agents of central government for a locality. Lord Burghley had added the names of residences to some of the names. It accompanies a map of the area.