The History of Leith

December 7, 2007

William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley (13 September 1520 – 4 August 1598)

William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley (13 September 1520 – 4 August 1598), was an English politician, the chief advisor of Queen Elizabeth I for most of her reign (17 November 1558–24 March 1603), twice Secretary of State ((1550–1553 and 1558–1572) and Lord High Treasurer from 1572. for more click here

(note-It was William Cecil who arranged the terms of peace during the Siege of Leith 1560. He was present at Restalrig)

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