Editors. "Henry Howard, Earl of Nottingham, becomes first lord of the Treasury". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15712, accessed 08 February 2016.]
Following the death of Robert Cecil, Earl of Salisbury, the English Treasurership is put in commission for the first time, with Henry Howard, Earl of Nottingham as its first lord. Sir Julius Caesar, Chancellor of the Exchequer, compiles a report which concludes that at things stand, the annual expenditure of the English Crown exceeds its revenue by £160 000 and that the national debt has risen to £500 000.
Please log in to consult the article in its entirety. If you are a member (student of staff) of a subscribing institution (see List), you should be able to access the LE on campus directly (without the need to log in), and off-campus either via the institutional log in we offer, or via your institution's remote access facilities, or by creating a personal user account with your institutional email address. If you are not a member of a subscribing institution, you will need to purchase a personal subscription. For more information on how to subscribe as an individual user, please see under Individual Subcriptions.