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    Steve Fredericks as Lord Burghley, Prime Minister to Elizabeth I.

  • David Conrad

    My 11th Great Uncle: Sir William Cecil, Baron Burghley, Queen Elizabeth I's Secretary of State

  • Grace O'Malley

    William Cecil, Lord Burghly by an Unknown Artist, c.1595 (National Portrait Gallery, London)

  • Jason Evans

    William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley : 13.09.1520 - 04.08.1598. Chief advisor of Elizabeth I for most of her reign, twice Secretary of State. With the help of antiquary William Camden Burghley's continued interest in Wales appears in the pains he took to establish his Welsh pedigree, he associated himself with the Welsh Cecils (Sitsyltt in Welsh) of Allt-yr-Ynys.

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