WILLIAM CECIL 1ST BARON BURGHLEY

Paternal Family Tree

EVENTS

13 Sep 1520 born at Bourne

c 1530 [10] educated at The King's School

c 1532 [12] educated at Stamford School

May 1535 [15] educated at St John's College

1541 [21] educated at Gray's Inn

1541 [21] married Mary Cheke

21 Dec 1546 [26] married Mildred Cooke

10 Sep 1547 [27] accompanied at Battle of Pinkie Cleugh: England at Musselburgh Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset

1548 [28] appointed Master of Requests

Nov 1549 [29] imprisoned at Tower of London

05 Sep 1550 [30] appointed Secretary of State

Apr 1551 [31] appointed Chancellor of the Order of the Garter

15 Jun 1553 [33] signed at My Device for the Succession

1553 [33] elected Knight of the Shire: Lincolnshire

1555 [35] built at Burghley House

May 1555 [35] accompanied at Calais Cardinal Reginald Pole

1555 [35] elected Knight of the Shire: Lincolnshire

Feb 1559 [39] elected Chancellor University of Cambridge

1559 [39] elected Knight of the Shire: Lincolnshire

c 1560 [40] built

Jan 1561 [41] appointed Master of the Court of Wards and Liveries

1563 [43] elected Knight of the Shire: Northamptonshire

1564 [44] created at Elizabeth I's visit to Cambridge UniversityMaster of Arts: Cambridge University

1566 [46] created at Elizabeth I's visit to Oxford UniversityMaster of Arts: Oxford University

25 Feb 1571 [51] created 1st Baron Burghley

1572 [52] appointed 356th Knight Garter: Elizabeth I

1572 [52] appointed Lord High Treasurer

1592 [72] appointed Master Dublin University

14 Oct 1586 [66] witnessed at Trial of Mary Queen of Scots: Right Side at Presence Chamber (Fotheringay Castle)

04 Aug 1598 [78] died

buried at St Martin's Church

CHILDREN

Mother: Mary Cheke

Thomas Cecil 1st Earl Exeter 05 May 1542 [Father: 21]

Mother: Mildred Cooke

Frances Cecil c 1556 [Father: 35] [Mother: 30]

Anne Cecil 05 Dec 1556 [Father: 36] [Mother: 30]

William Cecil 1559 [Father: 38] [Mother: 33]

William Cecil 1561 [Father: 40] [Mother: 35]

Robert Cecil 1st Earl Salisbury 01 Jun 1563 [Father: 42] [Mother: 37]

Elizabeth Cecil 01 Jul 1564 [Father: 43] [Mother: 38]

ANCESTRY

Father: Richard Cecil

Grandfather: David Cecil

1G Grandfather: Richard Cecil ap Philip Seisyll Cecil

Grandmother: Alice Dicons

Mother: Jane Heckington

Grandfather: William Heckington