Lord Burghley William Cecil
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||Lord Burghley William Cecil
||William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley
||13 Sep 1520
||Bourne, Lincolnshire, England
||13 Sep 1521
||8 Aug 1541
||Gray's Inn, London, , Englandto Mary Cheke
||21 DEC 1545
||Englandto Mildred Cooke
||21 Oct 1546
||, , , Englandto Mildred Cooke
||4 Aug 1598
||Burghley House, Strand, London, Middlesex, England
||St Martin Churchyard, Stamford, Lincolnshire, England
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William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley (sometimes spelt Burleigh), KG (13 September 1520 – 4 August 1598) was an English statesman, the chief advisor of Queen Elizabeth I for most of her reign, twice Secretary of State (1550–1553 and 1558–1572) and Lord High Treasurer from 1572. He was the founder of the Cecil dynasty which has produced many politicians including two Prime Ministers.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
- ↑ William Cecil, 1st Baron of Burghley, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.
- William Cecil, in Find A Grave.
- CECIL, Sir William (1520 or 1521-98), in The History of Parliament.
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