Biography of Robert Cecil 1st Earl Salisbury

Timeline

On 01 Jun 1563 Robert Cecil 1st Earl Salisbury was born to William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley and Mildred Cooke.

In 1584 Robert Cecil 1st Earl Salisbury was elected as MP Westminster.

In 1586 Robert Cecil 1st Earl Salisbury was elected as MP Westminster.

In 1589 Robert Cecil 1st Earl Salisbury and Elizabeth Brooke were married.

In 1589 Robert Cecil 1st Earl Salisbury was elected as MP Hertfordshire.

On 28 Mar 1591 William Cecil 2nd Earl Salisbury was born to Robert Cecil 1st Earl Salisbury and Elizabeth Brooke.

In 1593 Robert Cecil 1st Earl Salisbury was elected as MP Hertfordshire.

In 1593 Frances Cecil Countess Cumberland was born to Robert Cecil 1st Earl Salisbury and Elizabeth Brooke.

In 1597 Robert Cecil 1st Earl Salisbury was elected as MP Hertfordshire.

Essex Rebellion

After 08 Feb 1601 Henry Wriothesley 3rd Earl Southampton was sentenced to death during the Essex Rebellion. Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland on the advice of Robert Cecil 1st Earl Salisbury commuted the punishment to life imprisonment.

In 1601 Robert Cecil 1st Earl Salisbury was elected as MP Hertfordshire.

In Jul 1601 Nicholas Hilliard wrote to Robert Cecil 1st Earl Salisbury, asking permission to retire from London and live more cheaply in the countryside. He explained that he had trained apprentices who now competed with him in the private painting market. Hilliard asked that Cecil employ his son as a clerk, because he could not keep him in his own trade.

Around 1602 John Critz. Portrait of Robert Cecil 1st Earl Salisbury.

Around 1602 John Critz 1551-1642. Portrait of Robert Cecil 1st Earl Salisbury 1563-1612.

Treaty of London

Around 1604 John Critz is believed to have contributed to the Somerset House Conference painting of the negotiation of the Treaty of London in which Thomas Sackville 1st Earl Dorset, Charles Howard 1st Earl Nottingham, Charles Blount 1st Earl Devonshire, Henry Howard 1st Earl Northampton and Robert Cecil 1st Earl SalisburyAre represented on the right side.

Around 1604 John Critz 1551-1642 is believed to have contributed to the Somerset House Conference painting of the negotiation of the Treaty of London in which Thomas Sackville 1st Earl Dorset 1536-1608, Charles Howard 1st Earl Nottingham 1536-1624, Charles Blount 1st Earl Devonshire 1563-1606, Henry Howard 1st Earl Northampton 1540-1614 and Robert Cecil 1st Earl Salisbury 1563-1612Are represented on the right side.

In 1605 Robert Cecil 1st Earl Salisbury was created 1st Earl Salisbury (5C 1605).

On 26 Oct 1605 William Parker 4th Baron Monteagle, 14th Baron Marshal, 13th Baron Morley received a letter warning of the Gunpowder Plot and showed it to Robert Cecil 1st Earl Salisbury who then showed it to the King at Hoxton. .

In 1606 Robert Cecil 1st Earl Salisbury was appointed 401st Knight Garter: James I.

On 24 May 1612 Robert Cecil 1st Earl Salisbury died at Marlborough.

Elizabeth Cecil was born to Robert Cecil 1st Earl Salisbury and Elizabeth Brooke.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Cecil

Ancestry

Father: William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley

GrandFather: Richard Cecil

Great GrandFather: David Cecil

Great x 2 GrandFather: Richard Cecil

Great x 3 GrandFather: Philip Cecil

Great GrandMother: Alice Dicons

GrandMother: Jane Heckington

Great GrandFather: William Heckington

Mother: Mildred Cooke

GrandFather: Anthony Cooke

Great GrandFather: John Cooke

GrandMother: Anne Fitzwilliam

Great GrandFather: William Fitzwilliam