Biography of Richard Cecil

Timeline

Around 1495 Richard Cecil was born to David Cecil and Alice Dicons.

Field of the Cloth of Gold

On Jun 1520 Henry VIII hosted Field of the Cloth of Gold at Balinghem. Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset carried the Sword of State. John Stokesley Bishop London attended as Henry VIII's chaplain. Edmund Braye 1st Baron Braye, Gruffydd ap Rhys ap Thomas Deheubarth, Anthony Poyntz, William Coffin Master, William "Great" Courtenay, Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex, William Paston, William Denys, Richard Cecil, William Parr 1st Baron Parr Horton, Ralph Neville 4th Earl Westmoreland, John Mordaunt 1st Baron Mordaunt, Henry Guildford, Marmaduke Constable, William Compton, William Blount 4th Baron Mountjoy, Thomas Cheney, Henry Willoughby, John Rodney, John Marney 2nd Baron Marney, William Sidney, John Vere 14th Earl Oxford, John Vere 15th Earl Oxford, Edmund Walsingham, Thomas West 8th Baron De La Warr, 5th Baron West, Robert Willoughby 2nd Baron Willoughby Broke, 10th Baron Latimer, Anthony Wingfield and Thomas Brooke 8th Baron Cobham attended. William Carey jousted. Margaret Dymoke attended. William Sandys 1st Baron Sandys Vyne organised. Jane Parker Viscountess Rochford attended.

On 13 Sep 1520 William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley was born to Richard Cecil and Jane Heckington at Bourne.

Before 1520 Richard Cecil and Jane Heckington were married.

In 1539 Richard Cecil was appointed as High Sheriff Rutland.

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 19 Mar 1553 Richard Cecil died at Canon Row.

After 19 Mar 1553 Richard Cecil was buried at St Margaret's Church.

Margaret Cecil was born to Richard Cecil and Jane Heckington.

Elizabeth Cecil was born to Richard Cecil and Jane Heckington.

Richard Cecil was appointed as Constable Warwick Castle.

Richard Cecil was appointed as Groom of the Robes.

Anne Cecil was born to Richard Cecil and Jane Heckington.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Cecil

Ancestry

Father: David Cecil

GrandFather: Richard Cecil

Great GrandFather: Philip Cecil

Mother: Alice Dicons