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 Robert Cecil

Robert Cecil

Birth
Westminster, City of Westminster, Greater London, England
Death 24 May 1612 (aged 48)
Marlborough, Wiltshire Unitary Authority, Wiltshire, England
Burial Hatfield, Welwyn Hatfield District, Hertfordshire, England
Plot in Salisbury Chapel
Memorial ID 6639 · View Source
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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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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 14 Oct 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6639
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Cecil (1 Jun 1563–24 May 1612), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6639, citing St Etheldreda Churchyard, Hatfield, Welwyn Hatfield District, Hertfordshire, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .