William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley KG PC (13 September 1520 – 4 August 1598) was an English statesman, the chief adviser of Queen Elizabeth I for most of her reign, twice Secretary of State (1550–1553 and 1558–1572) and Lord High Treasurer from 1572.
Político. William Cecil, 1.º Barão de Burghley ( Bourne, 13 de setembro de 1520 — Londres, 4 de agosto de 1598) foi um estadista inglês, o principal conselheiro da rainha Isabel I durante a maior parte do seu reinado, duas vezes secretário de Estado (1550 a 1553 e de 1558 a 1572) e Lord High Treasurer de 1572 até sua morte.
William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley, (born Sept. 13, 1520, Bourne, Lincolnshire, Eng.—died Aug. 5, 1598, 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 high office and a peerage.
10 de jun. de 2020 · Listen to this article. William Cecil, Lord Burghley. Unknown Artist (Public Domain) William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley (1520-1598 CE) was Elizabeth I of England 's most important minister for much of her reign (1558-1603 CE). Lord Burghley was Secretary of State for both Edward VI of England (r. 1547-1553 CE) and Elizabeth.
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Cecil Family, one of England’s most famous and politically influential families, represented by two branches, holding respectively the marquessates of Exeter and Salisbury, both descended from William Cecil, Lord Burghley, Elizabeth I’s lord treasurer.
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