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Robert Cecil
Birth: Jun. 1, 1563
Death: May 24, 1612

English Statesman, First Earl of Salisbury. Statesman under Queen Elizabeth I and King James I. Created Viscount Cranborne in 1604 and 1st Earl of Salisbury in 1605. The family remained closely involved in British politics until very recently, when the present Viscount Cranborne lost his position as Conservative Leader in the House of Lords over the issue of Parliamentary reform. Ancestor of Robert Cecil, 3rd Marquis of Salibury and Prime Minister. (bio by: David Conway) 
 
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 Parents:
  William Cecil (1521 - 1598)
  Mildred Cooke Cecil (1524 - 1589)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Brooke Cecil (1563 - 1597)*
 
 Children:
  William Cecil (1591 - 1668)*
  Frances Cecil Clifford (1593 - 1644)*
 
 Siblings:
  Thomas Cecil (1542 - 1623)**
  Anne Cecil De Vere (1556 - 1588)*
  Margaret Coke Smith (1562 - 1616)*
  Robert Cecil (1563 - 1612)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
St Etheldreda Churchyard
Hatfield
Welwyn Hatfield District
Hertfordshire, England
Plot: in Salisbury Chapel
 
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Record added: Oct 14, 1999
Find A Grave Memorial# 6639
Robert Cecil
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Robert Cecil
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RIP, 11th Great Grandfther
- Brenda
 Added: Jun. 11, 2016

- David Wend
 Added: Jun. 1, 2016
Beloved Great grandparent you are not forgotten
- RFB Jenkins
 Added: May. 8, 2016
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