GENERAL

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EVENTS

On 13 Sep 1520 William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley was born to Richard Cecil (25) and Jane Heckington at Bourne

Around 1530 William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley (9) educated at The King's School

Around 1532 William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley (11) educated at Stamford School

On May 1535 William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley (14) educated at St John's College

In 1541 William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley (20) educated at Gray's Inn

In 1541 William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley (20) and Mary Cheke were married

On 05 May 1542 Thomas Cecil 1st Earl Exeter was born to William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley (21) and Mary Cheke

On 21 Dec 1546 William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley (26) and Mildred Cooke were married

On 10 Sep 1547 an English army commanded by Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset (47) defeated a Scottish army commanded by James Hamilton 1st Duke Châtellerault and Archibald Douglas 6th Earl Angus at the Battle of Pinkie Cleugh at Musselburgh. The English army included John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland (43) , Francis Talbot Earl Shrewsbury, Earl Waterford (47) and Thomas Wentworth 2nd Baron Wentworth (22) . John Thynne (32) and Edmund Brydges 2nd Baron Chandos were knighted. William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley (26) accompanied Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset (47) .

In 1548 William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley (27) was appointed as Master of Requests

On Nov 1549 William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley (29) was imprisoned at Tower of London

On 05 Sep 1550 William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley (29) was appointed as Secretary of State

On Apr 1551 William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley (30) was appointed as Chancellor of the Order of the Garter

In 1553 William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley (32) was elected as Knight of the Shire: Lincolnshire

On 15 Jun 1553 William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley (32) signed during the My Device for the Succession

In 1555 William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley (34) built at Burghley House

In 1555 William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley (34) was elected as Knight of the Shire: Lincolnshire

On May 1555 William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley (34) accompanied Cardinal Reginald Pole (55) at Calais

Around 1556 Frances Cecil was born to William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley (35) and Mildred Cooke

On 05 Dec 1556 Anne Cecil was born to William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley (36) and Mildred Cooke

In 1559 William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley (38) was elected as Knight of the Shire: Lincolnshire

In 1559 William Cecil was born to William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley (38) and Mildred Cooke

On Feb 1559 William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley (38) was elected as Chancellor University of Cambridge

Around 1560 William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley (39) built

In 1561 William Cecil was born to William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley (40) and Mildred Cooke

On Jan 1561 William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley (40) was appointed as Master of the Court of Wards and Liveries

In 1563 William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley (42) was elected as Knight of the Shire: Northamptonshire

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

In 1564 William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley (43) was created as Master of Arts: Cambridge University at Cambridge University during the Elizabeth I's visit to Cambridge University

On 01 Jul 1564 Elizabeth Cecil was born to William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley (43) and Mildred Cooke

In 1566 William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley (45) was created as Master of Arts: Oxford University at Oxford University during the Elizabeth I's visit to Oxford University

On 25 Feb 1571 William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley (50) was created 1st Baron Burghley

In 1572 William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley (51) was appointed 356th Knight Garter: Elizabeth I

In 1572 William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley (51) was appointed as Lord High Treasurer

On 14 Oct 1586 Anthony Browne 1st Viscount Montague (57) , George Clifford 3rd Earl Cumberland (28) , Henry Clinton 2nd Earl Lincoln (47) , Henry Grey Earl Kent (45) , Edward Manners 3rd Earl Rutland (37) , Henry Stanley 4th Earl Derby (55) , Ambrose Dudley 3rd Earl Warwick (56) , George Talbot Earl Shrewsbury, Earl Waterford (58) , Edward Vere 17th Earl Oxford (36) , William Somerset 3rd Earl Worcester (60) , William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley (66) , Henry Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke (48) and Thomas Bromley Lord Chancellor were present on the side of the Presence Chamber [Trial of Mary Queen of Scots]

In 1592 William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley (71) was appointed as Master Dublin University

On 04 Aug 1598 William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley (77) died

After 04 Aug 1598 William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley was buried at St Martin's Church

ANCESTRY

Father: Richard Cecil

GrandFather: David Cecil

2G GrandFather: Richard Cecil

GrandMother: Alice Dicons

Mother: Jane Heckington

GrandFather: William Heckington