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  EXETER - LoveToKnow Article on EXETER   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
Exeter is one of the principal railway centres in the south-west, and it also has some shipping trade, communicating with the sea by way of the Exeter ship-canal, originally cut in the reign of Elizabeth (1564), and enlarged in 1675 and 1827.
Exeter is famous for the number of sieges which it sustained as the chief town in the suth-west of England.
Exeter was formerly noted for the manufacture of woollen goods, introduced in Elizabeths reign, and the value of its exports at one time exceeded half a million sterling yearly.
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 CECIL - LoveToKnow Article on CECIL   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
Created earl of Exeter by James 1., the second Lord Burghley was more soldier than statesman, and from his death to the present day the elder line of the Cecils has taken small part in public affairs.
William Cecil, 2nd earl of Exeter, took as his first wife the Lady Roos, daughter and heir of the 3rd earl of Rutland of the Manners family.
The 2nd earl of Salisbury, a man of no words, except in hunting and hawking, was at first remarked for his obsequiousness to the court party, but taking no part in the Civil War came at last to sit in the Protectors parliament.
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 Encyclopedia: Earl of Exeter
The title of Marquess of Exeter was created in the Peerage of the United Kingdom in 1801 for the Earl of Exeter.
The present Marquess holds the subsidiary titles of Earl of Exeter (1605) and Baron Burghley (1571), both in the Peerage of England.
Henry Cecil, 10th Earl of Exeter (1754-1804) (became Marquess of Exeter in 1801)
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 My Family
Children were: 5th Earl of Exeter, Cecil John.
Children were: 6th Earl of Exeter, Cecil John.
Children were: 8th Earl of Exeter, Cecil Brownlow.
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 Henry COURTENAY (1° M. Exeter)
knight of the Garter in 1490; resisted Perkin Warbeck's attack on Exeter in 1497; and dying 1 Mar 1509, was buried at Tiverton.
The Earl Edward was grandnephew of another Edward Courtenay, Earl of Devon, Earl Marshal in 1385, but this Earldom had been forfeited by Edward IV, in the person of Thomas Courtenay (great-grandson of the elder Edward Courtenay), who fought with the Lancastrians at Towton, and was slain at Tewkesbury (1461).
The keepership of Birling manor, the stewardries of Winkeley, Gloucestershire, and the duchies of Exeter, Somerset, and Cornwall were granted him in 1522 and 1523.
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 Touring Southwest Lincolnshire Country Houses on Britannia: Burghley House
William Cecil's eldest son Thomas (1542-1622) became the 1st Earl of Exeter and inherited Burghley while his youngest son Robert (1563-1612) became the 1st Earl of Salisbury and lived at Theobalds until he exchanged it with James I for Hatfield Palace where he created another Cecil dynasty by building a new home, Hatfield House.
It was John Cecil (1648-1700) the 5th Earl of Exeter who dramatically changed the interior of Burghley to what we see today.
David Cecil (1905-1981) the 6th Marquis of Exeter was an athlete and sportsman culminating in his winning an Olympic gold medal, in 1928, for the 400 metres hurdles.
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 Office-Holders: Custodes Rotulorum
Earl of Nottingham 22 Oct. 1597) Surrey 1585-1618.
Montgomery, Philip (Herbert) 1st Earl of (4th Earl of Pembroke 1630) Kent 1624-42 Cornwall 1630-42; Monmouth, Glamorgan and Pembroke 1630-[1636]; Montgomery 1641-(?).
Earl of Wiltshire 1550; Marquess of Winchester 1551) Hampshire c.
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 SearchBuffer.com - Search for Earl   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
Earl and I fish brook trout together and Anne and Jerri arevolunteers in community organizations and share many commoninterests.
JOHN 5TH, EARL OF EXETER (1648 - 1700) "When I, John, 5th Earl of Exeter inherited Burghley in 1678 I immediately set about the modernisation of the house, remodelling the interior in the fashion of contemporary European great Houses.
Earl "Red" Blaik was everything Americans would expect a graduateof the United States Military Academy to be: an officer, a gentleman,and a winner.
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 This is The North East | CommuniGate | Snape Castle
The painting had already started to deteriorate by 1725 and in the mid 19th century the chapel was used for grain storage which completed the destruction of the work which is now barely visible.
The 5th earl’s two sons, William and Charles were both to reside at Snape and were responsible for improvements to the church in Well and to the estate generally.
So in 1725 Snape reverted to the earl of Exeter but was never again lived in by the family.
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 Index to royal Genealogical Data - ordered by lastname - part 15   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
Cecil, William Alleyne, Marquess of Exeter 3rd, b.
Cecil, William of Berkshire, Earl of Salisbury 2nd, b.
Chetwynd-Talbot, Charles Henry John B C, Earl of Shrewsbury 22nd, b.
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 Burghley House
The nephew and heir of the then Earl of Exeter, Mr Henry Cecil, was in his youth a gambler, and had undoubtedly a bad wife (though a very beautiful one - Emma Vernon), for he divorced her in 1791.
In 1793 the dying Earl of Exeter sent in search of his nephew and heir.
The new earl did not tell his wife anything about his rank or his inheritance, but told her he must leave his home on business, and she gladly went with him.
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 Index to royal Genealogical Data - ordered by forename - part 66   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
John, Earl of Cork and Orrey 5th Boyle, b.
John, Earl of Warren and Surrey 7 de Warren, b.
John, Earl of Warren and Surrey 8 de Warenne, b.
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 Early Stuart Libels: J. The Lake-Roos Affair (1617-1620)
Late in 1617, after Roos had cut his losses and decamped abroad, Anne and her mother charged that Frances Cecil, Countess of Exeter, the youthful bride of Roos’s grandfather Thomas Cecil, Earl of Exeter, had carried on an affair with Roos and had attempted to poison his aggrieved wife.
The Earl and Countess of Exeter appealed to the King who, in the spring of 1618, sent the case to the Star Chamber.
Both women were widely vilified at the time—joining Frances Howard and Anne Turner as Jacobean icons of monstrous femininity—and many of the charges lodged in the libels are repeated in contemporary correspondence on the case.
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 Columbia Museum of Art: General Info (1999 News Releases)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
John Cecil, Fifth Earl of Exeter, (1648-1700), acquired most of the Burghley House collection during his four continental visits to Europe.
The Ninth Earl, Brownlow Cecil, came of age during the great period of the Grand Tour (1750-1800), when young English nobles toured the continent and returned with examples of fine and decorative arts.
In 1793, at the death of the Ninth Earl, Burghley House stood at the peak of its sumptuousness.
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 I11149: William Cecil 2nd Earl Of Exeter (1566 - 6 JUL 1640)
I11149: William Cecil 2nd Earl Of Exeter (1566 - 6 JUL 1640)
Spouses of William Cecil 2nd Earl Of Exeter
Descendants of William Cecil 2nd Earl Of Exeter and Elizabeth Drury
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 Parliamentary History - Part 2
Letter from the Earl of Exeter to Lord Wharton asking for further time to carry out his orders as his deputy lieutenants are in London.
The Earl of Northumberland’s discourse of the proceedings between himself and Sir Francis Vere.
Speech of the Earl of Shaftesbury in Parliament in a debate on the King’s Speech.
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 St Clement Danes Church
In 1277 a papal decree in a suit between the prior and canons of Warwick, and Hugh called English, a brother of the Holy Sepulchre Jerusalem, confirmed that the church was the property of the priory.
The advowson then passed to his eldest son Thomas Cecil, Lord Burghley and later earl of Exeter, who presented in 1602, and thereafter it remained part of the estates of the earls, later marquesses, of Exeter, though presentation was sometimes made by others, particularly trustees in whom the advowson was vested.
The benefice was united with that of St Mary le Strand (by 1970), to which the marquesses of Exeter (later the Burleigh House Preservation Trust) presented alternately with the Lord Chancellor.
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 Wimbledon History
The village of Wimbledon is not mentioned in the Domesday survey of 1086, and it was not until the 16th Century that the merits of Wimbledon were recognised by Thomas Cecil, later the Earl of Exeter.
Described as the "Maker of Wimbledon", he was responsible for the improvement of the road to London and built Wimbledon Manor House.
In what is presently number 32 was a tailor, 33 was a glazier and plumber, 34 a butcher, 35 a baker and in 36 a builder.
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 Lakeview Museum Exhibits: More Burghley House Treasures
John, 5th Earl of Exeter and great-great-grandson of William Cecil, was one of the first Englishmen to embark on the Grand Tour of Europe.
Their great-grandson, Brownlow Cecil, 9th Earl of Exeter, succeeded to the title in 1754.
The grandest piece of furniture is an ebony and marquetry cabinet inset with pietra dura panels, a gift to the 5th Earl of Exeter from Archduke Cosimo III of Tuscany.
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 Chapter 28. Notable Families Having Multiple Connections   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
1638/9, William Cavendish, [3rd Earl of Devonshire], b.
Henry de Vere [18th Earl of Oxford; Great Chamberlain] c.
References: BP1934 (Exeter) with input from TCP (Wimbledon); Plantagenet Ancestry of Seventeenth-Century Colonists, by David Faris, 1st ed., 1996, pg.
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 §3. His early official Life and Verse: "Carmen Seculare". VI. Lesser Verse Writers. Vol. 9. From Steele and ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
The university of Cambridge made him an honorary M.A., and he succeeded Locke as a commissioner of trade and plantations.
Later in this year, the earl of Manchester was transferred from Venice to Paris, and Prior returned home with Jersey (who had been named one of the secretaries of state and whose protégé Prior now was), to serve under him.
Prior, who was now, for a brief space (February to June, 1701), member for East Grinstead voted for the impeachment.
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 Biographies: Robert Cecil, Earl of Salisbury
He was born, slightly deformed with a hunchback, the only surviving son of William Cecil, Lord Burghley, and Mildred, daughter of Sir Anthony Cooke and Anne Fitzwilliam.
It is from Thomas that the present Marquis of Exeter is lineally descended.
In 1588, he joined Henry Stanley, Earl of Derby (who later became his kin through the marriage of his niece Elizabeth DeVere to Sir William Stanley, 6th Earl of Derby) and his unsuccessful mission to the Spanish Netherlands to negotiate peace with Spain.
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 Burghley House   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
John Cecil, Fifth Earl of Exeter, an early "Grand Tourist," and later his great-grandson the Ninth Earl, Brownlow Cecil, each set off to Italy and France to further refine their formal studies.
A hallmark of the collection is Joseph Nollekens’ marble bust of Medusa, the snake-haired Gorgon decapitated by Perseus, purchased by the Ninth Earl in Rome in 1764.
Another compelling piece is a cabinet given to the Fifth Earl by the Archduke Cosimo III of Tuscany in winter 1683-84 after a stay at his court in Florence.
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The most important collecting at Burghley was done by John Cecil, fifth Earl of Exeter (1648-1700), and Brownlow Cecil, ninth Earl of Exeter (1725-1793).
Also, Elizabeth Cecil, the Countess of Devonshire, willed her daughter Anne, wife of John Cecil, her exquisite jewels - many of which were worn at the court of Queen Elizabeth and a part of the exhibition.
Today, Lady Victoria Leatham, a daughter of the sixth Marquess of Exeter, is protector of the art treasures of Burghley House.
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 Chapter 14 - The Business of Slavery   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
Earl Dartmouth, William Legge was a friend of Rupert by 1660.
Shaftesbury's second wife was Frances Cecil, daughter of David Cecil (third Earl Exeter) and Elizabeth Egerton, a daughter of John Egerton, first Earl Bridgwater, by Frances Stanley (1583-1635, daughter of Ferdinando Stanley (1559-1594), fifth Earl Derby; that is, John Egerton otherwise married to Margaret Courteen.
The Earl of Craven was not a large investor, nor was Lord Powis (£100 stock) or Lord Falconberg.
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- Jacobus Houbraken, Laurence Hyde, Earl of Rochester, 1741
- Wenceslas Hollar, Jerome Weston, Earl of Portland, 1645
- Portrait of a Man, Said to Be John Cecil (1628-1678), Fourth Earl of Exeter, ca.
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 Lakeview Museum: The Burghley House Gallery   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
The art and objects collected by the 5th and 9th Earls of Exeter comprise one of the foremost collections in the world today.
Burghley House was finished in 1587 for Sir William Cecil, later Lord Burghley and Earl of Exeter.
Though the interior was remodeled in the 1690s, the house remains the finest example of late 16th century architecture in England.
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 Berkshire History: Biographies: William Montacute, Earl of Salisbury (1328-1397)
He kept terms at Exeter College, Oxford, but did not ma­triculate and, on 7th December 1620, was elected MP for St. Ives, Cornwall.
He was sum­moned to the House of Lords as Baron St. John on 10th February 1624, became Captain of Netley Castle in 1626 and succeeded to the Marquisate on 4th February 1629, becoming also keeper of Pamber Forest, Hampshire.
Winchester's second wife was Lady Honora de Burgh (1611-1662), daughter of Richard, 1st Earl of St. Albans and Clanricarde, who brought him four sons - of whom two only, John and Francis, lived to manhood - and three daughters.
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 Camelot Village: Britain's Heritage and History
The interior was remodelled in the late 17th century by John, 5th Earl of Exeter who was a collector of fine art on a huge scale, establishing the immense collection of art treasures at Burghley.
The remodelling work of the 17th century means that examples of the work of the principal artists and craftsmen of the period are to be found here at Burghley: Antonio Verrio, Grinling Gibbons and Louis Laguerre all made major contributions to the beautiful interiors.
The House is set in a 300-acre deer park landscaped by 'Capability' Brown under the direction of the 9th Earl.
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 The DiCamillo Companion - Database:  History, Gardens, Movies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
The interior was remodeled for John, 5th Earl of Exeter in the late 17th century.
Upon the death of the 6th Marquess of Exeter in 1981 direct ownership of the House and its contents passed from the Cecil family to the Burghley House Preservation Trust, a private charitable trust which is dedicated to the maintenance of the house and its contents for future generations.
In the 18th century Lancelot ''Capability'' Brown landscaped the gardens and the 300 acre deer park, constructed the lake, built the stable courtyard, the Orangery, and Lion Bridge over the lake, all under the supervision of the 9th Earl of Exeter..
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