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The Virgin Queen and
the Men who Loved Her

William Cecil

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William Cecil in a portrait from 1571 (attributed to follower of Arnold van Brounckhurst)

full-length formal portrait of elderly Elizabethan nobleman with staff of office, Sir William Cecil
William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley, 1520-1598. Attributed to Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger.
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