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date: 17 November 2019

Cecil [née Cooke], Mildred, Lady Burghleylocked

(1526–1589)
  • Caroline M. K. Bowden

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Cecil [née Cooke], Mildred, Lady Burghley (1526–1589), noblewoman and scholar, was born in 1526, the eldest of five daughters and four sons of Sir Anthony Cooke (1505/6–1576), Edward VI's tutor, of Gidea Hall in Essex, and Anne (d. 1553), daughter of ...

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