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Burghley, 1st Baron

Line breaks: 1st Baron Burgh|ley
Pronunciation: /ˈbəːli
 
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Definition of Burghley, 1st Baron in English:

( 1520–98), English statesman; born William Cecil. Secretary of State to Queen Elizabeth I 1558–72 and Lord High Treasurer 1572–98, he was the queen’s most trusted councillor and minister.

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