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Great Lord Burghley

Martin Andrew Sharp Hume

Great Lord Burghley

a study in Elizabethan statecraft.

by Martin Andrew Sharp Hume

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Published by James Nisbet in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Burghley, William Cecil, -- 1st Baron, -- 1520-1598.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination512p.21cm
    Number of Pages512
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21018964M


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Publication date Publisher J. Nisbet Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of Harvard University Language English. Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by Pages: The Great Lord Burghley:A study in Elizabethan statecraft For nearly half a century William Cecil, Lord Burghley, exercised greater influence over the future fortunes of England than ever fell to the share of a statesman before or since.

Burghley, one of the largest and grandest houses of the first Elizabethan Age. Built and mostly designed by William Cecil, Lord High Treasurer to Queen Elizabeth I, between andthe main part of the House has 35 major rooms on the ground and first floors.

William Cecil, the first Lord Burghley, had a strong sense of family and I am proud to carry his legacy forward into the 21st Century. Burghley House, the Cecil family’s. home for over sixteen generations, continues to be the centrepiece for this sense of shared legacy.

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Burghley book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. William Cecil, Lord Burghley (–), was the closest adviser to Englan /5(7). Cecil Family, originally also spelled Sitsilt, Syssell, or Seisill, one of England’s most famous and politically influential families, represented by two branches, holding respectively the marquessates of Exeter and Salisbury, both descended from William Cecil, Lord Burghley, Elizabeth I’s lord treasurer.

Burghley’s elder son, Thomas, was created Earl of Exeter, and his descendant the. Polonius as Lord Burghley A Short Journey Through the History of the Arguments Introduction.

The first recorded speculation that Polonius was modeled after William Cecil, Lord Burghley, occurs in Stratfordian George Russell French’s book Shakspeareana Genealogica. The next important personages in the play are the “Lord Chamberlain,” POLONIUS; his son, LAERTES; and daughter.

Book Source: Digital Library of India Item ioned: ble. 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. M.A.S. Hume's Great Lord Burghley () is largely a piecing together of the references to Burghley in the same author's Calendar of Simancas MSS. The life by Dr Jessopp () is an expansion of his article in the Dict.

Nat. Biog. ; it is still only a sketch, though the volume contains a mass of genealogical and other incidental information. William Cecil, Lord Burghley. W.G. Gundry was a longtime member of the Francis Bacon Society and contributer to Baconiana the Society Journal.

He is the author of Francis Bacon: A Map of Days, A Guide to His Homes and Haunts and editor of Manes Verulamiani the Book of Eulogies and Tributes to Francis Bacon originally published right after Bacon's death in Chapter II- Cecil Becomes Lord Burghley, 30 Chapter III- The Ridolfi Plot, 38 Chapter IV- French Marriage Projects,   Managing early modern England was difficult because the state was weak.

Although Queen Elizabeth was the supreme ruler, she had little bureaucracy, no standing army, and no police force. This meant that her chief manager, Lord Burghley, had to work with the gentlemen of the magisterial classes in order to keep the peace and defend the realm.

He did this successfully by. Burghley House is truly spectacular. An Elizabethan palace to which only actual royal residences can compare, Burghley House is the most magnificent house built during Queen Elizabeth’s reign.

Only the best for Queen Elizabeth’s most faithful and long-serving advisor, Lord Burghley, who rose from the status of lawyer to become Queen Elizabeth I’s chief advisor [ ].