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Mr. Secretary Cecil and Queen Elizabeth

Conyers Read

Mr. Secretary Cecil and Queen Elizabeth

by Conyers Read

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Published in London, Cape [1962] .
Written in English


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SeriesBedford historical series, 17
The Physical Object
Pagination510 p. illus., ports. ;
Number of Pages510
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26567269M

  William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley ( CE) was Elizabeth I of England’s most important minister for much of her reign ( CE). Lord Burghley was Secretary of State for both Edward VI of England (r. CE) and Elizabeth. He also served the latter as Lord Treasurer from to CE and, unlike many great statesmen of the Tudor period, he never seriously fell out of. The order for Squier’s transfer probably came from the same men who recounted on the salient facts of his arrest and imprisonment; viz. the Lord Keeper, the Earl Marshal, the Lord Admiral, Lord North, Lord Buckhurst, Mr. Comptroller, and of course, ‘Mr. Secretary Cecil’.

Elizabeth's first royal appointment was William Cecil to the position of Secretary of State. Cecil was the son of a country gentleman, who had enriched himself under Henry VIII when monasteries were disbanded and ravaged, and all their lands and riches distributed among the King's friends and servants; he had received a good education, yet was. The Private Secretary to the Sovereign is the senior operational member of the Royal Household of the Sovereign of the United Kingdom (as distinct from the Great Officers of the Household, whose duties are largely ceremonial).The Private Secretary is the principal channel of communication between the monarch and the governments in most of the Commonwealth realms.

Elizabeth I Queen of England (), Cecil family, Edward Hyde Clarendon Earl of (), John Hampden (), Robert Cecil Salisbury Earl of (), Robert Dudley Leicester Earl of (?), Thomas More Sir, Saint (), Thomas Wentworth Strafford Earl of (), Horace Walpole (), Robert Clive Clive. Correspondence of King James VI. of Scotland with Sir Robert Cecil and Others in England: During the Reign of Queen Elizabeth; with an Appendix Containing Papers Illustrative of Transactions Between King James and Robert Earl of Essex. Principally Pub. for the First Time from Manuscripts of the Most Hon. the Marquis of Salisbury, K.G., Preserved at Hatfield.


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We have new and used copies available, in 0 edition - starting at $ Shop now. William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley KG PC (13 September – 4 August ) was an English statesman, the chief adviser of Queen Elizabeth I for most of her reign, twice Secretary of State (– and –) and Lord High Treasurer from In his description in the Encyclopædia Britannica Eleventh Edition, Albert Pollard wrote, "From for forty years the biography of Cecil Monarch: Elizabeth I.

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After the death of Queen Elizabeth’s secretary of state, Francis Walsingham, inCecil gradually took over the work of secretary of state, although he was not formally appointed to the office until July During this period Cecil’s chief rival for power was the Queen.

Francis Walsingham was born in aboutprobably at Foots Cray, near Chislehurst in Kent, the only son of William Walsingham (died ), a successful and well-connected London lawyer who served as a member of the commission appointed to investigate the estates of Cardinal Thomas Wolsey in William's elder brother was Sir Edmund Walsingham, Lieutenant of the Tower of London.

Youth --Cecil under Somerset --Cecil under Northumberland --The death of Edward VI and its aftermath --The reign of Mary --The accession of Elizabeth --Scotland, --Cecil's mission to Scotland --The restoration of the coinage --Elizabeth and Dudley --Scotland, --War with France --The parliament of and the succession --Peace.

Get this from a library. Secretary Cecil and Queen Elizabeth. [Conyers Read] -- "William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley (sometimes spelled Burleigh), KG (13 September. 4 August ) was an English statesman, the chief advisor of Queen Elizabeth I for most of her reign, twice. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Read, Conyers, Mr.

Secretary Cecil and Queen Elizabeth. London, Cape [, ©] (OCoLC) This was to support the writing of a new biography of William Cecil (–). The first volume of the work was published in as Mr Secretary Cecil and Queen Elizabeth and was awarded a Folger Shakespeare Library prize worth $1, The second volume was published posthumously in as Lord Burghley and Queen Elizabeth.

Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Read, Conyers, Mr. Secretary Cecil and Queen Elizabeth. London, Cape []. Get this from a library. Secretary Cecil and Queen Elizabeth.

[Conyers Read]. Having served as a councillor and cosecretary to Edward VI, he was appointed Elizabeth's sole secretary when she became queen in A dedicated and skillful adviser to the queen, Cecil was created Baron Burghley in and appointed lord high treasurer (–98).

Sequel to Mr. Secretary Cecil and Queen Elizabeth. As Lord Treasurer, Lord Burghley not only administered the royal finances, but he presided as well over the Court of Exchequer. In that capacity, as also in his Mastership of the Court of Wards, he occupied an important place in the English judiciary.

Read provided painstaking narratives in Mr Secretary Walsingham and the Policy of Queen Elizabeth (Oxford University Press, 3 vols., ), Mr Secretary Cecil and Queen Elizabeth (Cape, ), and Lord Burghley and Queen Elizabeth (Cape, ).

Theirs was a formidable achievement. The queen stayed with Cecil, 30 January to 1 February (new calendar), following the Derby marriage. She also visited inand See Kitto, J.

V., The Accounts of the Church wardens of St Martin's in the Fields – (London, ), pp.and See also Chambers, The Elizabethan Stage, iv, Appendix A and Cal.

S.P. Mr Secretary Cecil and Queen Elizabeth and Lord Burghley and Queen Elizabeth.p Sequel to Mr. Secretary Cecil and Queen Elizabeth Bibliographical references included in "Notes"(p. ).Four years ago I sent to press Mr. Secretary Cecil and Queen Elizabeth.

It was designed as the first volume of a life of William Cecil, Lord Burghley. This is the second volume and carries the story to Burghley's death.

Roughly speaking, volume I deals with Cecil as a commoner and Secretary, volume ii with him as a peer and Lord Treasurer.