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The Anonymous Life of William Cecil, Lord Burghley (Studies in British History)

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Published by Edwin Mellen Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • British & Irish history: c 1500 to c 1700,
  • c 1500 to c 1600,
  • Great Britain - History - Tudor And Stuart (1485-1714),
  • Great Britain,
  • England,
  • History,
  • Baron,,
  • Burghley, William Cecil,
  • Biography,
  • 1520-1598,
  • Burghley, William Cecil,,
  • Elizabeth, 1558-1603,
  • Statesmen

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages152
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8213496M
    ISBN 100889464812
    ISBN 109780889464810

      Sir William Cecil, Lord Burghley, was one of the major political figures in the reign of Elizabeth I. Burghley held all the major political posts in the land and was to all intents the most powerful non-royal in England and Wales. William Cecil was born on September 13th He was born into a . WILLIAM CECIL, LORD BURGHLEY (or Burleigh) was born, according to his own statement, on the 13th of September at the house of his mother's father at Bourne, Lincolnshire. Pedigrees, elaborated by Cecil himself with the help of Camden, the antiquary, associated him with the Cecils or Sitsyllts of Altyrennes in Herefordshire, and traced his descent from an .


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The Anonymous Life of William Cecil, Lord Burghley (Studies in British History) by Alan G. R. Smith Download PDF EPUB FB2

Genre/Form: History Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hickes, Michael, Anonymous life" of William Cecil, Lord Burghley. William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley, Burghley also spelled Burleigh, also called (–71) Sir William Cecil, (born Sept.

13,Bourne, Lincolnshire, Eng.—died Aug. 5,London), principal adviser to England’s Queen Elizabeth I through most of her reign. Cecil was a master of Renaissance statecraft, whose talents as a diplomat, politician, and administrator won him. A well-organised biography of William Cecil, Lord Burghley, the Elizabethan statesman at the heart of her government for almost all her reign.

It covers both his family life and (the bulk of the book) his public career, and this means it is also an overview of Elizabeths reign/5. The Anonymous Life of William Cecil, Lord Burghley (Studies in British History) [Alan G. Smith] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Brand New. William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley (sometimes spelled Burleigh), KG (13 September – 4 August ) was an English statesman, the chief advisor of Queen Elizabeth I for most of her reign, twice Secretary of State (– and –) and Lord High Treasurer from He was the founder of the Cecil dynasty which has produced many politicians including two Monarch: Elizabeth I.

The first modern biography of the most powerful politician in late Tudor England William Cecil, Lord Burghley (), was the closest adviser to England's Queen Elizabeth I and-as this revealing and provocative biography shows-he was the driving force behind the Queen's reign for four decades/5(12).

Burghley was, for 40 years, Elizabeth I's chief minister and much of what we celebrate or condemn her for was Burghley's work as well as hers. Their partnership was uniquely long, close and productive, and anyone interested in the reign of Elizabeth will be interested in Burghley as well/5(2).

William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley. William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley (sometimes spelt Burleigh), KG (13 September – 4 August ) was an English statesman, the chief advisor of Queen Elizabeth I for most of her reign, twice Secretary of State (– and –) and Lord High Treasurer from Parents: Richard Cecil.

William Cecil, Lord Burghley (–), was the closest adviser to England’s Queen Elizabeth I and—as this revealing and provocative biography shows—he was the driving force behind the Queen's reign for four decades.

Cecil’s impact on the development of the English state was deep and by: William Cecil, the first Lord Burghley, had a strong sense of family and I am proud to carry his legacy forward into the 21st Century.

Burghley House, the Cecil family’s. home for over sixteen generations, continues to be the centrepiece for this sense of shared legacy. To navigate changing needs in the present era, the Burghley House. Anonymous is a period drama film directed by Roland Emmerich and written by John film is a fictionalized version of the life of Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, an Elizabethan courtier, playwright, poet and patron of the arts, and suggests he was the actual author of William Shakespeare's plays.

It stars Rhys Ifans as de Vere and Vanessa Redgrave Music by: Harald Kloser, Thomas Wander. Early life and family. Cecil (created Salisbury in ) was the younger son of William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley by his second wife, Mildred Cooke, eldest daughter of Sir Anthony Cooke of Gidea, elder half-brother was Thomas Cecil, 1st Earl of Exeter, and philosopher Francis Bacon was his first cousin.

Robert Cecil was 5 ft 4 in ( cm) tall, had scoliosis, and Children: 2, including William. Four years ago I sent to press Mr. Secretary Cecil and Queen Elizabeth. It was designed as the first volume of a life of William Cecil, Lord Burghley.

This is the second volume and carries the story to Burghley's death. Roughly speaking, volume I deals with Cecil as a commoner and Secretary, volume ii with him as a peer and Lord Treasurer.

William Cecil, Lord Burghley, is not usually characterised as a courtier. He has traditionally been cast as a grave, hard-working statesman. Alan G. R., ‘Introduction’, in Michael Hickes, The Anonymous Life of William Cecil, Lord Burghley, ed.

Smith (Lewiston, NY, and Queenston, ON, ), 2 Hickes, Life of Cecil, 70, 73 Author: Mary Partridge. William Cecil, Lord Burghley (–), was the closest adviser to England’s Queen Elizabeth I and—as this revealing and provocative biography shows—he was the driving force behind the Queen's reign for four decades.

Cecil’s impact on the development of the English state was deep and personal. The house was designed by Lord Burghley and took thirty-two years to build. On Lord Burghley’s death, it passed to his eldest son, Thomas. Burghley House is currently owned by a family charitable trust established in by David Cecil ( – ), the 6th Marquess of Exeter, who won a gold medal at the Olympics.

Buy "Anonymous Life" of William Cecil, Lord Burghley by Alan G. Smith from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Pages: A Description of Maps and Architectural Drawings in the Collection made by William Cecil, First Baron Burghley now at Hatfield House Oxford The Roxburghe Club Smith, Alan G.

The Anonymous Life of William Cecil, Lord Burghley New York   The Catholic peer Lord Monteagle received an anonymous letter - thought to be from his brother-in-law Francis Tresham, one of the plotters - warning him to stay away from the State Opening of.

Choosing justices of the peace was a complex, fraught activity, and one which Lord Burghley did with a great deal of care. However, despite his best efforts to have only men of probity and proper religious inclinations, he was hampered by local concerns.

Full text of "Memoirs of the life and administration of the Right Honourable William Cecil, Lord Burghley: containing an historical view of the times in which he lived, and of the many eminent and illustrious persons with whom he was connected; with extracts from his private and official correspondence, and other papers, now first published from the originals.

Burghley, one of the largest and grandest houses of the first Elizabethan Age. Built and mostly designed by William Cecil, Lord High Treasurer to Queen Elizabeth I, between andthe main part of the House has 35 major rooms on the ground and first floors.

Through his contacts at court, Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester; and William Cecil, Lord Burghley, Gilbert was made Royal Physician to Queen Elizabeth I inan appointment renewed by James I on his accession in Swank surroundings, but Gilbert earned his reputation from the publication of this book after eighteen years of dedicated labor.

BURGHLEY, WILLIAM CECIL, BARON (), was born, according to his own statement, on the 13th of September at the house of his mother's father at Bourne, Lincolnshire.

Pedigrees, elaborated by Cecil himself with the help of Camden, the antiquary, associated him with the Cecils or Sitsyllts of Altyrennes in Herefordshire, and traced his. The Life of William Cecil, the First Lord of Burghley Posted on July 8, by teaspoonofhistory William Cecil was as much as an advisor to Queen Elizabeth as her moral and intellectual spirit, as a renaissance man defining English culture and setting a precedent for centuries of noble and selfless service to the crown.

William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley, was an English statesman, the chief advisor of Queen Elizabeth I for most of her reign, twice Secretary of State and Lord High Treasurer from Albert Pollard wrote, "From for forty years the biography of Cecil is indistinguishable from that of Elizabeth and from the history of England."Cecil set as the main goal of English policy.

Hume's Great Lord Burghley () is largely a piecing together of the references to Burghley in the same author's Calendar of Simancas MSS. The life by Dr Jessopp () is an expansion of his article in the Dict. Nat. Biog.; it is still only a sketch, though the volume contains a mass of genealogical and other incidental information by other.

For example, Cecil wrote little precepts, a little advice book for his sons, that was printed in or so—in any event, after “Hamlet” was in. Burghley, the life of William Cecil, Lord Burghley : biographical notices of his successors the earls and marquises of Exeter; a description of Burghley House and a brief notice of the family monuments, &c., in St.

Martin's Church, Stamford Baron by Charlton, William Henry, The following are additional facts about the life and history of William Cecil, Lord Burghley: married Mary Cheke and had a son called Thomas. His first wife died 22 February ; William Cecil rose to prominence during the protectorate of Edward Seymour, duke of Somerset; 21 March William Cecil married Mildred Cooke.

Rhys Ifans as Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford in 'Anonymous' Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford ( ) was a relatively late entrant into the Shakespeare authorship wars, but for the past nine decades, Oxfordians, as they’ve come to be known, have presented the dominant challenge to Stratfordians, that is, to those who believe William Shakespeare wrote his own.

Burghley, William Cecil, 1st Lord (–98). Cecil, created Lord Burghley in Februarywas the son of Lincolnshire gentleman Richard Cecil. After education at Grantham and Stamford grammar schools, he matriculated at St John's College, Cambridge, in He became part of the important.

William Cecil, Lord Burghley (–), was the closest adviser to England’s Queen Elizabeth I and—as this revealing and provocative biography shows—he was the driving force behind the Queen's reign for four decades.

Cecil’s impact on the development of the English state was deep and personal. A committed Protestant, he guided domestic and foreign affairs with the. On the death of the long live Marquess of Winchester inCecil was made Lord Treasurer, and was created Lord Burghley.

Although he remained Elizabeth’s principal adviser, her ‘spirit’, the more shadowy Sir Francis Walsingham, her ‘moor’, became Secretary of State.

William Cecil Lord Burghley Gheeraerts × 1,; KB William Cecil Riding a 2, × 2,; MB William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley by John Samuel Agar, after William Hilton, after Unknown × ; KBDate of birth: 13 SeptemberBourne. The Letters of Lord Burghley, William Acres (Editor) Buy from $ Lord Burghley and Queen Conyers Read Buy from $ Mr.

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William Cecil Lord Burghley – Reynolds also wrote to the chief minister, saying he was offended by this portrait of Elizabeth as a “lusty old” queen. Meanwhile, Burghley was Southampton’s legal guardian and still pressuring him to marry his granddaughter, Elizabeth Vere (who may or may not have been the natural daughter of Edward de.

William Cecil, Lord Burghley (–), was the closest adviser to England’s Queen Elizabeth I and—as this revealing and provocative biography shows—he was the driving force behind the Queen's reign for four decades.

Cecil’s impact on the development of the English state was deep and : Yale University Press. Find the perfect william cecil, lord burghley stock photo.

Huge collection, amazing choice, + million high quality, affordable RF and RM images. No need to register, buy now. 5 Edward Nares, Memoirs of the Life and Administration of the Right Honourable William Cecil, Lord Burghley, London,p. ; Michael Wilding, ‗A Biography of Edward Kelly, the English Alchemist and Associate of Dr.

John Dee‘, in Stanton J. Linden, Mystical Metal of Gold: Essays on Alchemy and Renaissance Culture, New York. William Cecil, Lord Burghley. by. W.G. C. Gundry was a longtime member of the Francis Bacon Society and contributer to Baconiana the Society Journal.

He is the author of Francis Bacon: A Map of Days, A Guide to His Homes and Haunts and editor of Manes Verulamiani the Book of Eulogies and Tributes to Francis Bacon originally published right after .Burghley or Burleigh, William Cecil, 1st Baron (both: bûr`lē), –98, English first rose to prominence during the protectorate of Edward Seymour, duke of Somerset, and he served as secretary of state (–53) during the ascendancy of John Dudley, duke of Northumberland.This entry about William Cecil Burghley has been published under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY ) licence, which permits unrestricted use and reproduction, provided the author or authors of the William Cecil Burghley entry and the Encyclopedia of Law are in each case credited as the source of the William Cecil.