Biography of Cornelius Cure -1607
On 19 Mar 1553 Richard Cecil 1495-1553 (58) died at Canon Row, Westminster. He was buried at St Margaret's Church, Westminster. Monument to Richard Cecil 1495-1553 (58) and his wife Jane Heckington in St Martin's Church, Stamford, Lincolnshire. Kneeling figures under an elaborate cornice. Attributed to Cornelius Cure -1607.
On 04 Aug 1598 William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley 1520-1598 (77) died. His son Thomas Cecil 1st Earl Exeter 1542-1623 (56) succeeded as 2nd Baron Burghley. William Cecil (77) was buried at St Martin's Church, Stamford, Lincolnshire. 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 -1607. The emblem of the Knights of the Garter on William's left shoulder. Leg Garter. In his right-hand he is holding the Lord Treasurer Staff of Office; originally white.