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Post to be laid

Post to be laid

Author: William Cecil, Lord Burghley

Medium: Ink on parchment

Date: 1595

Shelfmark: Royal MS. 18. D. III

Item number: f. 84v

Length: 40.3

Width: 25.7

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Manuscript

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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".

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