Biography of Thomas Cecil 1st Earl Exeter

Timeline

On 05 May 1542 Thomas Cecil 1st Earl Exeter was born to William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley and Mary Cheke.

Coronation of Elizabeth I

On 15 Jan 1559 Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland was crowned I King England and Ireland: Tudor by Owen Oglethorpe Bishop Carlisle at Westminster Abbey.
Margaret Audley Duchess Norfolk carried the train. Nicholas Heath Archbishop York censed. Edward Dymoke attended as the Queen's Champion. Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk, Francis Talbot 5th Earl Shrewsbury, 5th Earl Waterford, Henry Fitzalan 19th Earl Arundel, Thomas Cecil 1st Earl Exeter and William Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke attended.

In 1566 William Cecil 2nd Earl Exeter was born to Thomas Cecil 1st Earl Exeter and Dorothy Neville Countess Exeter.

On 07 Dec 1570 Richard Cecil was born to Thomas Cecil 1st Earl Exeter and Dorothy Neville Countess Exeter.

On 29 Feb 1572 Edward Cecil 1st Viscount Wimbledon was born to Thomas Cecil 1st Earl Exeter and Dorothy Neville Countess Exeter.

Around 1578 Elizabeth Cecil was born to Thomas Cecil 1st Earl Exeter and Dorothy Neville Countess Exeter.

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.

In 1601 Thomas Cecil 1st Earl Exeter was appointed 392nd Knight Garter: Elizabeth I.

In 1601 Thomas Cecil 1st Earl Exeter was created 1st Earl Exeter. Dorothy Neville Countess Exeter by marriage Earl Exeter.

After 1609 Thomas Cecil 1st Earl Exeter and Frances Brydges Countess Exeter were married. Frances Brydges Countess Exeter by marriage Earl Exeter.

On 08 Feb 1623 Thomas Cecil 1st Earl Exeter died.

After 08 Feb 1623 Thomas Cecil 1st Earl Exeter was buried at St John the Baptist's Chapel.

Thomas Cecil 1st Earl Exeter educated at Trinity College.

Mary Cecil Countess Norwich was born to Thomas Cecil 1st Earl Exeter and Dorothy Neville Countess Exeter.

Dorothy Cecil was born to Thomas Cecil 1st Earl Exeter and Dorothy Neville Countess Exeter.

Catherine Cecil was born to Thomas Cecil 1st Earl Exeter and Dorothy Neville Countess Exeter.

Mildred Cecil was born to Thomas Cecil 1st Earl Exeter and Dorothy Neville Countess Exeter.

Thomas Cecil was born to Thomas Cecil 1st Earl Exeter and Dorothy Neville Countess Exeter.

Frances Cecil Countess Isle Thanet was born to Thomas Cecil 1st Earl Exeter and Dorothy Neville Countess Exeter.

Thomas Cecil 1st Earl Exeter and Dorothy Neville Countess Exeter were married.

Lucy Cecil Marchioness Winchester was born to Thomas Cecil 1st Earl Exeter and Dorothy Neville Countess Exeter.

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: Mary Cheke

GrandFather: Peter Cheke

Great GrandFather: Robert Cheke