GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree

EVENTS

On 01 Jun 1563 Robert Cecil 1st Earl Salisbury was born to William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley (42) and Mildred Cooke

In 1584 Robert Cecil 1st Earl Salisbury (20) was elected as MP Westminster

In 1586 Robert Cecil 1st Earl Salisbury (22) was elected as MP Westminster

In 1589 Robert Cecil 1st Earl Salisbury (25) was elected as MP Hertfordshire

In 1589 Robert Cecil 1st Earl Salisbury (25) and Elizabeth Brooke (26) were married

On 28 Mar 1591 William Cecil 2nd Earl Salisbury was born to Robert Cecil 1st Earl Salisbury (27) and Elizabeth Brooke (29)

In 1593 Robert Cecil 1st Earl Salisbury (29) was elected as MP Hertfordshire

In 1593 Frances Cecil was born to Robert Cecil 1st Earl Salisbury (29) and Elizabeth Brooke (30)

In 1597 Robert Cecil 1st Earl Salisbury (33) was elected as MP Hertfordshire

In 1601 Robert Cecil 1st Earl Salisbury (37) was elected as MP Hertfordshire

On Feb 1601 Henry Wriothesley 3rd Earl Southampton (27) was sentenced to death during the Essex Rebellion. Elizabeth I King England and Ireland (67) on the advice of Robert Cecil 1st Earl Salisbury (37) commuted the punishment to life imprisonment.

In 1605 Robert Cecil 1st Earl Salisbury (41) was created 1st Earl Salisbury (5C 1605)

On 26 Oct 1605 William Parker 4th Baron Monteagle, 14th Baron Marshal, Baron Morley (30) received a letter warning of the Gunpowder Plot and showed it to Robert Cecil 1st Earl Salisbury (42) who then showed it to the King at Hoxton. [Gunpowder Plot]

In 1606 Robert Cecil 1st Earl Salisbury (42) was appointed 401st Knight Garter: James I

On 24 May 1612 Robert Cecil 1st Earl Salisbury (48) died at Marlborough

ANCESTRY

Father: William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley

GrandFather: Richard Cecil

2G GrandFather: David Cecil

3G GrandFather: Richard Cecil

2G GrandMother: Alice Dicons

GrandMother: Jane Heckington

2G GrandFather: William Heckington

Mother: Mildred Cooke

GrandFather: Anthony Cooke

2G GrandFather: John Cooke

GrandMother: Anne Fitzwilliam