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1) Burghley, William Cecil, 1st Baron. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Edward Seymour, duke of Somerset, and he served as secretary of state (1550-53) during the ascendancy of John Dudley, duke of Northumberland. He avoided direct involvement...

2) Cecil, William. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Cecil, William, see Burghley, William Cecil, 1st Baron....

3) Burleigh, William Cecil, 1st Baron. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Burleigh, William Cecil, 1st Baron, see Burghley....

4) Essex, Robert Devereux, 2d earl of. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...English courtier and favorite of Queen Elizabeth I. Succeeding to the earldom on the death (1576) of his father, he came under the guardianship of Lord Burghley and...

5) Salisbury, Robert Cecil, 1st earl of. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Robert Cecil, 1st earl of, 1563-1612, English statesman; son of William Cecil, Baron Burghley. He entered Parliament and came gradually to rank second only to his...

6) Walsingham, Sir Francis. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Queen Mary I but returned on the accession (1558) of Elizabeth I. He entered Parliament (1559) and soon was employed by William Cecil, Baron Burghley, in obtaining...

7) Stamford, town, England. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Parts of Kesteven, Lincolnshire, E central England, on the Welland River. It is a market town. Products include diesel engines, electrical equipment, bricks, and...

8) Sadler, Sir Ralph. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Through the influence of Thomas Cromwell, he secured (c.1536) the favor of Henry VIII, for whom he went on numerous missions to Scotland to try to counteract the...

9) Bacon, Sir Nicholas. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Sir Nicholas, 1509-79, English jurist. Called to the bar in 1533, he was made attorney of the court of wards and liveries in 1546 and, although a staunch Protestant,...

10) Hawkins, Sir John. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Sir John, 1532-95, English admiral. In 1562-63 and in 1564-65 he led extremely profitable expeditions that captured slaves on the W African coast, shipped them across...

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