Biography of Cornelius Cure
After 1552. Monument to Richard Cecil and his wife Jane Heckington in St Martin's Church. Kneeling figures under an elaborate cornice. Attributed to Cornelius Cure.
On 04 Aug 1598 William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley died. His son Thomas Cecil 1st Earl Exeter succeeded 2nd Baron Burghley. William Cecil was buried at St Martin's Church. Large free-standing monument under the north chapel arch, in coloured marbles with a figure on tomb chest under an arched canopy supported on paired columns. Attributed to Cornelius Cure. The emblem of the Knights of the Garter on William's left shoulder. Leg Garter.