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William Cecil

Alan G. R. Smith

William Cecil

the power behind Elizabeth.

by Alan G. R. Smith

  • 369 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Kegan Paul in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Burghley, William Cecil, -- Baron Burghley.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination275p. :
    Number of Pages275
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13751972M

    Through his contacts at court, Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester; and William Cecil, Lord Burghley, Gilbert was made Royal Physician to Queen Elizabeth I in , an appointment renewed by James I on his accession in Swank surroundings, but Gilbert earned his reputation from the publication of this book after eighteen years of dedicated labor. View the profiles of people named William Cecil. Join Facebook to connect with William Cecil and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to.

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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. An essential study of Cecil and the Elizabethan court, especially with regar 4/5.

William Cecil, Ireland, and the Tudor State explores the complex relationship which existed between England and Ireland in the Tudor period, using the long association of William Cecil () with Ireland as a vehicle for historical enquiry.

That Cecil, Queen Elizabeth's most trusted advisor and the most important figure in England after the queen herself, consistently devoted his attention and Cited by: 5.

William Cecil: The Power Behind Elizabeth Paperback – Septem by Alan Gordon Smith (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all 6 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Cited by: 1. The book A well-organised biography of William Cecil, Lord Burghley, the Elizabethan statesman at the heart of her government for almost all her reign. It covers both William Cecil book family life and (the bulk of the book) his public career, and this means it is also an overview of Elizabeth’s reign/5.

William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley has appeared in the following books: The Virgin's Lover (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, #13), The Tudor Secret (The Home My Books. This book on the doctrine of the Trinity was addressed to Edmund Grindal, Bishop of London and later of Canterbury.

Grindal, like Tindall, benefited from the patronage of William Cecil, who urged him to use his position to promote the “middle way” between the vying Puritans and Catholics.

Throughout his life, Cecil remained an enthusiastic collector of books; having received a humanist education at Cambridge, he built his library around classical works of mathematics, theology and history, and supplemented these with medieval and contemporary texts. Just before reading this book, I received and read The Cecils of Hatfield House by David Cecil, a descendant of William Cecil, Lord Burghley.

It was everything and more I could have wished, eloquently composed and interesting. The segments about the branch of the family I was most interested in were, sadly, shorter than I might have by: 6.

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William Cecil Burghley set as the main goal of English policy the creation of a united and Protestant British Isles. His methods were to complete the control of Ireland, and to forge an alliance with Scotland.

Protection from invasion required a powerful Royal Navy. William Cecil, Lord Burghley (–), was the closest adviser to England’s Queen Elizabeth I and—as this revealing and provocative biography shows—he was the driving force behind the Queen's reign for four decades. Cecil’s impact on the development of the English state was deep and personal.

A committed Protestant, he guided domestic and foreign affairs with the confidence of his. Execution of justice in England, [Burghley, William Cecil] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Execution of justice in England, Author: William Cecil Burghley.

William A.V. Cecil was a direct descendant of William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley, through his grandparents, Lord William Cecil and Mary Rothes Margaret Cecil, Baroness Amherst of Hackney. Cecil, an English statesman, was chief advisor of Queen Elizabeth I for most of her reign, twice Secretary of State (–53 and –72) and Lord High Children: 2.

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That Cecil, Queen Elizabeth’s most trusted adviser and the most important figure in England after the queen herself, consistently devoted his attention and considerable energies to. Execution of Justice in England Documents Series Folger documents of Tudor and Stuart civilization: Author: Baron William Cecil Burghley: Editor: Robert McCune Kingdon: Publisher: Associated University Presse, ISBN: X, Length: pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.

William Cecil Slingsby (–) was an English mountain climber and alpine explorer from Carleton, North in Bell Busk, near Gargrave, Yorkshire, Slingsby first visited Norway in and fell in love with the country. He has been called the discoverer of the Norwegian mountains, and the father of Norwegian mountaineering (insofar as he seems to be the first who actively.

Book Description. The figure of William Cecil dominates the court of Elizabeth I, and next to the queen herself, no one did more to shape the political, religious and economic landscape of late sixteenth century England.

Nowhere is this influence more evident than in the ecclesiastical settlements that Elizabeth imposed on a country wracked by.William Cecil was born on 13 September and was educated at Stamford School and St John’s College Cambridge. Although he gained a reputation as an academic, he did not sit his degree.

On arriving in London, he joined the service of Edward Seymour, 1st Earl of Hertford, later Duke of Somerset, who became Protector for his nephew, Edward VI. Burghley book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

Burghley was, for 40 years, Elizabeth I's chief minister and much of what we cele /5(2).