Paternal Family Tree


05 May 1542 born

educated at Trinity College

married Dorothy Neville

15 Jan 1559 [17] attended at Coronation of Elizabeth I at Westminster Abbey

1601 [59] appointed 392th Knight Garter: Elizabeth I

04 Aug 1598 [56] succeeded 2nd Baron Burghley

04 May 1605 [63] created 1st Earl Exeter

a 1609 [67] married Frances Brydges

08 Feb 1623 [81] died

buried at Chapel of St John the Baptist


Mother: Dorothy Neville

William Cecil 2nd Earl Exeter 1566 [Father: 23] [Mother: 18]

Catherine Cecil

Lucy Cecil

Mildred Cecil

Richard Cecil 07 Dec 1570 [Father: 28] [Mother: 22]

Edward Cecil 1st Viscount Wimbledon 29 Feb 1572 [Father: 29] [Mother: 24]

Mary Cecil

Dorothy Cecil

Elizabeth Cecil

Thomas Cecil

Frances Cecil


Father: William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley

Grandfather: Richard Cecil

1G Grandfather: David Cecil

2G Grandfather: Richard Cecil ap Philip Seisyll Cecil

1G Grandmother: Alice Dicons

Grandmother: Jane Heckington

1G Grandfather: William Heckington

Mother: Mary Cheke

Grandfather: Peter of Pirgo Cheke

1G Grandfather: Robert of Mottistone Cheke