Biography of William Cecil 2nd Earl Exeter

Timeline

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

Around 1580 William Cecil 2nd Earl Exeter educated Trinity College.

Around 1586 William Cecil 2nd Earl Exeter educated Gray's Inn.

On Jan 1589 William Cecil 2nd Earl Exeter and Elizabeth Manners 15th Baroness Ros Helmsley were married at Newark Castle.

On May 1590 William Cecil 16th Baron Ros Helmsley was born to William Cecil 2nd Earl Exeter and Elizabeth Drury Countess Buchan at Newark Castle.

After 1591 William Cecil 2nd Earl Exeter and Elizabeth Drury Countess Buchan were married.

On 08 Feb 1623 William Cecil 2nd Earl Exeter succeeded 2nd Earl Exeter, 3rd Baron Burghley. Elizabeth Drury Countess Buchan by marriage Earl Buchan (3C 1469).

In 1630 William Cecil 2nd Earl Exeter was appointed 430th Knight Garter: Charles I.

On 06 Jul 1640 William Cecil 2nd Earl Exeter died.

Elizabeth Cecil Countess Berkshire was born to William Cecil 2nd Earl Exeter and Elizabeth Drury Countess Buchan.

Diana Cecil Countess Oxford, Countess Elgin was born to William Cecil 2nd Earl Exeter and Elizabeth Drury Countess Buchan.

Anne Cecil Countess Stamford was born to William Cecil 2nd Earl Exeter and Elizabeth Drury Countess Buchan.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Cecil

Maternal Family Tree: Aoife NI Diarmait Macmurrough Countess Pembroke, Countess Buckingham

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 22 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 14 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 18 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth

Kings Powys: Great x 15 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys

Kings England: Great x 7 Grand Son of Edward III King England

Kings Scotland: Great x 13 Grand Son of William "Lion" I King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 13 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks

Kings France: Great x 9 Grand Son of Philip "Fair" IV King France

Ancestry

Father: Thomas Cecil 1st Earl Exeter

GrandFather: William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley

Great GrandFather: Richard Cecil

Great x 2 GrandFather: David Cecil

Great x 3 GrandFather: Richard Cecil

Great x 2 GrandMother: Alice Dicons

Great GrandMother: Jane Heckington

Great x 2 GrandFather: William Heckington

GrandMother: Mary Cheke

Great GrandFather: Peter Cheke

Great x 2 GrandFather: Robert Cheke

Mother: Dorothy Neville Countess Exeter Great x 6 Granddaughter Edward III King England

GrandFather: John Neville 4th Baron Latimer Snape Great x 5 Grandson Edward III King England

Great GrandFather: John Neville 3rd Baron Latimer Snape Great x 4 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Richard Neville 2nd Baron Latimer Snape Great x 3 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry Neville Great x 2 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Bourchier Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Anne Stafford Great x 13 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Humphrey Stafford Great x 12 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Catherine Fray

Great GrandMother: Dorothy Vere Baroness Latimer Snape Great x 7 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: George Vere Great x 6 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Vere 12th Earl Oxford Great x 7 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Howard Countess Oxford Great x 5 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Margaret Stafford

GrandMother: Lucy Somerset Baroness Latimer Snape Great x 5 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great GrandFather: Henry Somerset 2nd Earl Worcester Great x 4 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Charles Somerset 1st Earl Worcester Great x 3 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry Beaufort 3rd Duke Somerset Great x 2 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Hill

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Herbert 3rd Baroness Herbert Raglan Great x 7 Granddaughter Henry III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke Great x 9 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Mary Woodville Countess Pembroke Great x 6 Granddaughter Henry III King England

Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Browne Countess Worcester Great x 4 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Anthony Browne Great x 6 Grandson Henry III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Browne Lord Treasurer, Lord Chancellor

Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor Fitzalan Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry III King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Lucy Neville Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Neville 1st Marquess Montagu Great x 2 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Isabel Ingaldsthorpe Great x 5 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England