Cecil, William, second earl of Salisbury
- G. D. Owen
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Cecil, William, second earl of Salisbury (1591–1668), politician, was born in Westminster on 28 March 1591 and baptized on 11 April at St Clement Danes. He was the only son of Robert Cecil, first earl of Salisbury (1563–1612), and his wife, Elizabeth (1563–1597)...