Bourne Archive: People: Cecil Family © 2006 R.J.PENHEY
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The Bourne Archive.
Bourne People: The Cecil Family.
This group of web pages consists
of transcriptions of documents and links relating to members of the Cecil
family of Burghley, Northamptonshire (now Cambridgeshire) and Bourne,
The family seems to have arrived
in the area, in the form of David, in the train of Henry Tudor’s invasion of
The family tree on the
The family tree on the Genealogics site, beginning with Philip (15th century). To follow a line of descent, start by putting your cursor on the blue triangle below his name.
William, First Lord Burghley
Dictionary of National Biography article. (Search using ‘William Cecil, first lord Burghley’)
Richard Cecil (courtier) (d.1552)
William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley (1520-1598), English politician
Thomas Cecil, 1st Earl of Exeter (1542-1623)
Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury (1563-1612), statesman, spymaster
and minister to Elizabeth I and James I of
William Cecil, 2nd Earl of Exeter (1566-1640), Knight of the Garter
William Cecil, 2nd Earl of Salisbury (1591-1668), Knight of the Garter
John Cecil, 5th Earl of Exeter (1648-1700)
John Cecil, 6th Earl of Exeter (1674-1721)
Brownlow Cecil, 8th Earl of Exeter (1701-1754)
Brownlow Cecil, 9th Earl of Exeter (1725-1793)
Henry Cecil, 1st Marquess of Exeter (1754-1793)
Brownlow Cecil, 2nd Marquess of Exeter (1795-1867)
William Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Exeter (1825-1895),
Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury (1830-1903) British statesman and Prime Minister.
William Cecil, 5th Marquess of Exeter (1876-1956),
David Cecil, 6th Marquess of Exeter (1905-1981)
William Cecil, 7th Marquess of Exeter (1909-1988),
The 1826 Exeter Estate Book
The site of Bourne Castle was part of the estate from the early 16th century to the mid 20th.
The 1871 Testimonial on Lord Burghley’s coming of age.