Dawson argues that Cecil's long-term goal was a united and Protestant British Isles, an objective to be achieved by completing the conquest of Ireland and by creating an Anglo-Scottish alliance. 4 sierpnia 1598 w Londynie) – angielski polityk, kanclerz i doradca Elżbiety I, Lord Wielki Skarbnik od 1572 do 1598.. Był synem Richarda Cecila i Jane Heckington. Birth and death of William Cecil (I) 1559 Act of Uniformity c. 1560 Steward of Stamford, Lincolnshire 1560 Acquired Theobalds 1560 Visited Scotland to negotiate Treaty of Edinburgh 1561 Birth and death of William Cecil (II) 1563 Birth of Robert Cecil, later Earl of Salisbury 1563 fa. [3] However, the move to Stamford provides information concerning the Lord Treasurer's grandfather, David; he, according to Burghley's enemies, kept the best inn in Stamford. 11 Oct. 1551 suc. 13 września 1520 w Bourne, zm. In May 1535, at the age of fourteen, he went to St John's College, Cambridge,[4] where he was brought into contact with the foremost scholars of the time, Roger Ascham and John Cheke, and acquired an unusual knowledge of Greek. But the story, even as told by his biographer,[10] does not represent Cecil's conduct as having been very courageous; and it is more revealing that he found no seat in the parliament of 1558, for which Mary had directed the return of "discreet and good Catholic members". He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.7 Child of William Cecil, 1st Baron of Burghley and Mary Cheke Thomas Cecil, 1st Earl of Exeter+8 b. For there is no enmity so great as that for religion; and therefore they that differ in the service of their God can never agree in the service of their country." William Cecil was born on September 13 th 1520. William Cecil (1590-1618) 4. The survey contains information about the cemetery at the time of the survey in the 1930s. He was born into a minor Welsh noble family that had fought for Henry VII at the Battle of Bosworth in 1485. of Sir Anthony Cooke of Gidea Hall, Essex, 2s. The most prolonged of Cecil's surviving personal correspondences is with an Irish judge, Nicholas White, lasting from 1566 until 1590; it is contained in the State Papers Ireland 63 and Lansdowne MS. 102, but receives hardly a mention in the literature on Cecil.[26]. However, it is most likely that Cecil's views carried the day in the politics of Elizabethan England. William Cecil was interested in genealogy and there is a contemporary pedigree in existence attributing to the Cecils a descent from Sitselt, or Sitsell, who in 1091 received lands in Wales from Robert FitzHamon. Is this your ancestor? William Cecil firstly married, Mary Cheke (Cheek), daughter of Sir Peter Cheke of Pirgo and Agnes Duffield, and had issue: Sir Thomas Cecil (born 5 May 1542), who inherited the Barony of Burghley upon the death of his father, and was later created Earl of Exeter. 1665 died 1749 Frederick, Maryland including research + descendants + 2 photos + 2 genealogist comments + questions + DNA connections + more in the free family tree community. Charles Cecil (1619-1660) 3. There is a Cemetery Survey for Cecil county at the Maryland State Archives. She appointed him Secretary of State. [S8]. fa. He was elected to Parliament as knight of the shire for Lincolnshire in 1553 (probably), 1555 and 1559 and for Northamptonshire in 1563. He had, moreover, had no part in the divorce of Catherine of Aragon or in the humiliation of Mary during Henry's reign, and he made no scruple about conforming to the Catholic reaction. of William Heckington of Bourne, Lincs. William Cecil: Family Life. Born: 13 September 1520 or 1521, exact date unknown, in Bourne, Lincolnshire Died: 4 August 1598, after years of declining health, at Cecil House on the Strand in London Buried: St Martin’s Church in Stamford, the local church to Burghley House Married to: Mary Cheke (m. 1541–44) & Mildred Cooke (m. 1545–98) Children: A son by Mary Cheke and four children … 11 Oct. 1551; suc. William Cecil was interested in genealogy and there is a contemporary pedigree in existence attributing to the Cecils a descent from Sitselt, or Sitsell, who in 1091 received lands in Wales from Robert FitzHamon. V, p. 217. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 162. He was Sergeant-of-Arms to Henry VIII in 1526, Sheriff of Northamptonshire in 1532, and a Justice of the Peace for Rutland. 1553; cr. These included Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, Henry Wriothesley, 3rd Earl of Southampton, and Roger Manners, 5th Earl of Rutland. [S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 91. 1589), da. On the other hand, principles are valueless without law and order; and Burghley's craft and subtlety prepared a security in which principles might find some scope. He was a prominent supporting character in the 1937 film Fire Over England, starring Laurence Olivier, Vivien Leigh, and Flora Robson. ; Stamford g.s. In 1548, he is described as the Protector's Master of Requests, which apparently means that he was clerk or registrar of the court of requests which the Protector, possibly at Hugh Latimer's instigation, illegally set up in Somerset House to hear poor men's complaints. Parents. 13 September 1521, d. 4 August 1598 Last Edited=26 Jan 2013 William Cecil, 1st Baron of Burghley was born on 13 September 1521.1 He was the son of Richard Cecil and Jane Heckington.4,1 He was baptised at Bourne, Lincolnshire, England.1 He married, firstly, Mary Cheke, daughter of Peter Cheke and Agnes Duffield, on 8 August 1541.5 He married, secondly, Mildred Cooke, daughter of Sir Anthony Cooke and Anne FitzWilliam, on 21 December 1546.5 He died on 4 August 1598 at age 76 at Burghley House, The Strand, London, England.5 He was buried on 29 August 1598 at St. Martin's Church, Stamford, Lincolnshire, England.5 His will was proven (by probate) on 13 November 1598.5 He was educated at Grantham School, Grantham, Lincolnshire, England.1 He was educated at Stamford School, England.1 He was educated in May 1535 at St. John's College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.1 He was admitted to Gray's Inn on 6 May 1541.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) Published 18th September 2015. Leimon and Parker argue that Burghley was the principal protector of Edward Stafford, the English ambassador to Paris and a paid spy who helped the Spanish at the time of the Spanish Armada. Philip Cecil (bef1668-) 2. The lords opposed to Somerset ordered his detention on 10 October, and in November he was in the Tower of London. His public conduct does not present itself in quite so amiable a light. inc. Robert† 3da. educ. Burghley House near the town of Stamford was built for Cecil between 1555 and 1587 and modelled on the privy lodgings of Richmond Palace. See link for full details for this source. 11 Oct. 1551; suc. 23 Apr., inst. There is no doubt that Cecil saw which way the wind was blowing, and disliked Northumberland's scheme; but he had not the courage to resist the duke to his face. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia. William Hearne (Somerset Co., 1688) Augustine Hermann (Cecil Co., 1661) Augustine Herman (Cecil Co., 1670) Augustine Herman (Cecil Co., 1686) William Hitchcock (Baltimore Co., 1702) William Hitchcock (Baltimore Co., 1716) Anthony Holland (Anne Arundel Co. 1650) George Hollingsworth (Cecil Co., 1712) Henry Hollingsworth (Cecil Co., 1721) On the other hand, principles are valueless without law and order; and Burghley's craft and subtlety prepared a security in which principles might find some scope. William Cecil: a biography. Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography. William Cecil (1521-1598), Thomas Cecil, 1st Earl of Exeter (1542-1623), William Cecil, 2nd Earl of Exeter (1566-1640), Charles Howard, 2nd Earl of Berkshire (c1615-1679), Thomas Howard, 3rd Earl of Berkshire (c1619-1706), William Paulet, Lord St John of Basing (c1587-1621), John Paulet, 5th Marquess of Winchester (c1597-1675), Charles Paulet, 1st Duke of Bolton (c1630-1699), David Cecil, 3rd Earl of Exeter (c1604-1643), John Cecil, 4th Earl of Exeter (1628-1678), Edward Cecil, 1st Viscount Wimbledon (1571-1638), William Alington, 1st Baron Alington (c1611-1648), William Alington, 3rd Baron Alington (c1634-1684), Giles Alington, 2nd Baron Alington (bef1641-1660), Hildebrand Alington, 5th Baron Alington (c1641-1723), Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury (1563-1612), William Cecil, 2nd Earl of Salisbury (1591-1668), James Cecil, 3rd Earl of Salisbury (1646-1683), William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire (1640-1707), Robert Sidney, 4th Earl of Leicester (1649-1702), Charles Boyle, 3rd Viscount Dungarvan (1639-1694), James Stanley, 7th Earl of Derby (1607-1651), Charles Stanley, 8th Earl of Derby (1628-1672), Charles Dormer, 2nd Earl of Carnarvon (1632-1709), James Herbert, Lord Herbert of Shurland (1616), Charles Herbert, Lord Herbert of Shurland (1618), Charles Herbert, Lord Herbert of Shurland (c1619), Philip Herbert, 5th Earl of Pembroke (1621-1669), William Herbert, 6th Earl of Pembroke (1640-1674), Philip Herbert, 7th Earl of Pembroke (c1653-1683), Thomas Herbert, 8th Earl of Pembroke (1656-1733), https://familypedia.wikia.org/wiki/William_Cecil_(1521-1598)/descendants?oldid=1061804. Cecil is also portrayed by Ben Willbond in the BAFTA award winning children's comedy television series Horrible Histories. "[16] He warmly remonstrated with John Whitgift, the Anglican Archbishop of Canterbury, over his persecuting Articles of 1583. 5 May 1542, d. 8 Feb 1623. Thomas†; (2) 21 Dec. 1545, Mildred (d. 5 Apr. The only child of this marriage, Thomas, the future Earl of Exeter, was born in May 1542, and in February 1543 Cecil's first wife died. The house is one of the principal examples of 16th-century Elizabethan architecture. Born: Bourne, Lincs., England 18th Sep 1520 Baptised: Died: London, , , England 4th Aug 1598 Buried: Family: Brother of Elizabeth Wingfield (Cecil) and Agnes Ann White. [S11568] The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom, by George Edward Cokayne, Vol. inc. Robert 3da. May 1535; G. Inn adm. 6 May 1541. m. (1) 8 Aug. 1541, Mary (d. 22 Feb. 1544), da. ; St. John’s, Camb. and London. V, p. 217. The survey files DO NOT contain actual cemetery records. 17 June 1572.3 From: http://www.historyofparliamentonline.org/volume/1509-1558/member/cecil-william-152021-1598#footnote2_xh76l00 _______________________, CECIL, Sir William (1520 or 1521-98), of Little Burghley, Northants., Stamford, Lincs., Wimbledon, Surr., Westminster, Mdx. Three years later, on 21 December 1546 he married Mildred Cooke, who was ranked by Ascham with Lady Jane Grey as one of the two most learned ladies in the kingdom, and whose sister, Anne, was the wife of Sir Nicholas (and later the mother of Sir Francis) Bacon. The fact that Burghley continued to act as Secretary of State after his elevation illustrates the growing importance of that office, which under his son became a secretary of the ship of state. Rewarded for their loyalty, the Cecil family worked for Henry VIII and Edward VI. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family." 1589), da. ", [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 162. Cecil was educated at Grantham and Stamford Grammar Schools and at St. John’s College, Cambridge University. Built as "Cecil House" 1560. Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography. 1589), da. Before Mary died he was a member of the "old flock of Hatfield", and from the first, the new Queen relied on Cecil. As such, Burghley was a great builder, planter and patron. Baron of Burghley 25 Feb. 1571. He also acquired the affections of Cheke's sister, Mary, and was in 1541 removed by his father to Gray's Inn, without having taken a degree, as was common at the time for those not intending to enter the Church. fa. Cecil Family, originally also spelled Sitsilt, Syssell, or Seisill, one of England’s most famous and politically influential families, represented by two branches, holding respectively the marquessates of Exeter and Salisbury, both descended from William Cecil, Lord Burghley, Elizabeth I’s lord treasurer. He was the founder of the Cecil dynasty which has produced many politicians including two Prime Ministers. 1553; cr. Four or more generations of descendants of William Cecil (1521-1598) if they are properly linked: [S130] Wikipedia, online http;//www.wikipedia.org. His wife … [S11568] The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom, by George Edward Cokayne, Vol. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage. 1589), da. He was 89 years old. on 5 September 1550.1 In 1551 he was restored.1 He was invested as a Knight on 11 October 1551.1 He held the office of Chancellor of the Order of the Garter from 1552 to 1553.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. He also appears in the television mini-series Elizabeth I with Helen Mirren, played by Ian McDiarmid; was portrayed by Ronald Hines in the 1971 TV series Elizabeth R;[27] and by Ian Hart in the 2005 miniseries The Virgin Queen. However, his strategy ultimately failed. His idea that England's safety required a united British Isles became an axiom of English policy by the 17th century. Descendants of William Cecil Generation No. The Duke of Northumberland had employed Cecil in the administration of the lands of Princess Elizabeth. Please enable JavaScript in your browser's settings to use this part of Geni. ; Stamford g.s. 17 June 1572.3, b. Baron of Burghley 25 Feb. 1572.2. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995), Cecil, William. Became known as "Burghley House" after he was created Baron Burghley 1571. His public conduct does not present itself in quite so amiable a light. In February 1559, he was elected Chancellor of Cambridge University in succession to Cardinal Pole; he was created M.A. He went to Mass, confessed, and in no particular official capacity went to meet Cardinal Pole on his return to England in December 1554, again accompanying him to Calais in May 1555. For there is no enmity so great as that for religion; and therefore they that differ in the service of their God can never agree in the service of their country." This pedigree is traced through the Sitsilts (or Sitsylts) of … 1665-1749, with some allied Ball families. Grantham g.s. Thomas Cecil, 1st Earl of Exeter+8 b. The precaution proved useless and four months later Cecil committed one of the rare rash acts of his life in marrying Mary Cheke. adm. May 1535; G. Inn, adm. 6 May 1541. m. (1) 8 Aug. 1541, Mary (d. 22 Feb. 1544), da. The Queen visited eight times between 1572 and 1596. One of the latter branch, Robert Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury (1830–1903), served three times as Prime Minister under Queen Victoria and Edward VII. Mareen "the … In the end, White fell into a Dublin controversy over the confessions of an intriguing priest, which threatened the authority of the Queen's deputised government in Ireland; out of caution Cecil withdrew his longstanding protection and the judge was imprisoned in London and died soon after. A book-lover and antiquarian, he made a special hobby of heraldry and genealogy. [25], Father Richard Cecil, Esq., Sheriff of Rutland, Constable of Maxey & Warwick Castles3 b. c 1495, d. 19 Mar 1553, Mother Joan Heckington3 b. c 1500, d. 10 Mar 1587, Sir Thomas Cecil, 1st Earl of Exeter, 2nd Baron Burghley+1 b. On 5 September 1550 Cecil was sworn in as one of King Edward's two Secretaries of State. 1 Jun 1563, d. 24 May 1612. 1553; cr. He also appears prominently in the alternative history Ruled Britannia, by Harry Turtledove, in which he and his son Sir Robert Cecil are conspirators and patrons of William Shakespeare in an attempt to restore Elizabeth to power after a successful Spanish invasion and conquest of England. He frankly disbelieved in toleration; "that state," he said, "could never be in safety where there was a toleration of two religions. Sep 18 1520 - England Lord Burleigh Chief Advisor Elizabeth I, Treasurer, Baron, England, Aug 4 1598 - Strand, London, Middlesex Co, England, Sir Richard Page Courtier Knight Cecil High Rutland, Jane Lady Heckington, Mary Cecil Cheke, Mildred Lady Burghley Cooke, Sir Thomas Cecil, Earl of Exetor, Anne Cecil, Sep 18 1520 - Bourne, Lincolnshire, England, Elizabeth Cecil, Agnes Cecil, Margaret Cecil, Mary Cheke, Mary Cheke, Mary Cheke, Mildred Cooke, Mildred Cooke. Thomas William Cecil Winter family tree. Descendants. The American international relations theorist Hans Morgenthau claimed Burghley accepted a pension (a bribe) from Spain,[12] although Burghley's biographer Conyers Read has claimed that there is no evidence for this.[13]. To protect the Protestant government from the accession of a Catholic queen, Northumberland forced King Edward's lawyers to create an instrument setting aside the Third Succession Act on 15 June 1553. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 430. ; Stamford, Lincs. 1 1. was quoted with regard to Lord Cranborne, a contemporary member of the Cecil family who, in 1998, was dismissed from his Conservative Party office in the House of Lords for conducting unauthorised negotiations with the Labour government. White had been a tutor to Cecil's children during his student days in London, and the correspondence suggests that he was held in lasting affection by the family. To say that he was Machiavellian is meaningless, for every statesman is so more or less; especially in the 16th century men preferred efficiency to principle. Generally he was in favour of more decided intervention on behalf of continental Protestants than Elizabeth would have liked, but it is not always easy to ascertain the advice he gave. 19 Mar. The interest of the state was the supreme consideration, and to it he had no hesitation in sacrificing individual consciences. 11 Oct. 1551 suc. Baron of Burghley 25 Feb. 1571. Cecil House (later called Burghley House and then Exeter House), N side of The Strand, London. [S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. Genealogy profile for William Cecil, of Prince George’s County. 19 Mar. [7], Years afterwards, he pretended that he had only signed the devise as a witness, but in his apology to Queen Mary I, he did not venture to allege so flimsy an excuse; he preferred to lay stress on the extent to which he succeeded in shifting the responsibility on to the shoulders of his brother-in-law, Sir John Cheke, and other friends, and on his intrigues to frustrate the Queen to whom he had sworn allegiance.[8]. [S61] Unknown author, Family Group Sheets, Family History Archives, SLC. 5 Mar 1542, d. 8 Feb 1622/23 Children of William Cecil, 1st Baron of Burghley and Mildred Cooke Elizabeth Cecil9 Anne Cecil+9 b. Richard Attenborough depicted him in the film Elizabeth. of Oxford on a similar occasion in 1566. 13 Sept. 1520 or 1521, o.s. Died: 14 Sep 1535/6, Stamford. He left endless memoranda lucidly (nevertheless sometimes bordering on the ridiculous) setting forth the pros and cons of every course of action; but there are few indications of the line which he actually recommended when it came to a decision. The Cecil family of Maryland; a genealogy and history of some descendants of William Cecil, ca. 13 Sept. 1520/21, o. s. of Richard Cecil educ. The Family Now. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 430. b. Kntd. ..., William Cecil, Margaret Elizabeth Cecil, Robert Cecil, Elizabeth Cecil, Thomas Cecil, Frances Sanford, John Cecil, Margaret Cheke, John... Richard Cecil Sherriff van Rutland, Johanna Heckington, Thomas Cecil Earl van Exeter, Anna Cecil, Robert Cecil Earl van Salisbury, Aug 4 1598 - Burghley House, Strand, Westminster, Middlesex, Thomas Cecil, Elizabeth Cecil, Anne Cecil, Robert Cecil, Thomas 1st Earl of Exeter CECIL, Anne Countess of Oxford CECIL, Robert 1st Earl of Salisbury CECIL, Bourne, Lincolnshire, England (United Kingdom), The Court of Elizabeth l, Queen of England, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Cecil,_1st_Baron_Burghley, http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p1925.htm#i57838, http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Cecil,_William_(DNB00, https://archive.org/stream/dictionarynatio50stepgoog#page/n421/mode/1up, http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/CECIL.htm#William, http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/Bios/WilliamCecil(1BBurghley).htm, http://www.historyofparliamentonline.org/volume/1509-1558/member/cecil-william-152021-1598#footnote2_xh76l00, http://www.historyofparliamentonline.org/volume/1558-1603/member/cecil-sir-william-1521-98, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=cecil&GSfn=william&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GScntry=5&GSob=n&GRid=16587869&df=all&, https://cadair.aber.ac.uk/dspace/bitstream/handle/2160/6315/CECIL_313.png?sequence=1&isAllowed=y, Birth of William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley, Birth of Thomas Cecil, 1st Earl of Exeter, Birth of Anne de Vere, Countess of Oxford, Prime Minister of England under Queen Elizabeth I for Forty (40) years, Lord High Treasurer, Chief advisor of Queen Elizabeth I & Secretary of State twice and Lord Treasurer, Chief Advisor to Queen Elizabeth I, All the arts of architecture and horticulture were lavished on Burghley House and Theobalds, which his son exchanged for Hatfield. , 1. 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