- 1st Baron. Cecil, William.
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The apartments at Burghley are filled with historical portraits.England, Picturesque and Descriptive
The Duke of Burghley dropped his knife and fork at her first words.
It was a surprised footman who opened the door of the Duke of Burghley's house.
Once he held it to the mirror, and the word "Burghley" was plainly reflected.
We stepped in, bagged 'em, and gave 'em back to the Duke of Burghley.
- William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley. 1520–98, English statesman: chief adviser to Elizabeth I; secretary of state (1558–72) and Lord High Treasurer (1572–98)