Post to be laid
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. Noted here are "Postea [...] laid towardes Ireland for hir Maties speedye and better service [...] in annis 1579, 1580 and 1581" at the various stages from London to Holyhead, with "Rates of Wages per diem".