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date: 08 December 2019

Cecil, William, first Baron Burghleylocked

(1520/21–1598)
  • Wallace T. MacCaffrey

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Cecil, William, first Baron Burghley (1520/21–1598), royal minister, son of Richard Cecil (d. 1553) and Jane, daughter of William Heckington of Bourne, Lincolnshire, and grandson of David Cecil, was born on 18 September 1520 or 1521. David Cecil, a member of a minor gentry family on the Welsh border, joined ...

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