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William Cecil
William Cecil
Biographical Information
IRL: History's William Cecil
Real Name: William Cecil
Title: 1st Baron Burghley

The Lord Burghley
Lord William Cecil

Born: 13 September 1520
Age: 38
Religion: Protestant
Originally From: Lincolnshire, England
Current Location: London, England
Affiliations: Kingdom of England
Queen Elizabeth
Physical Description
Gender: Male Male
Height: 6' 2
Status: Alive
Character Information
First appearance: Betrothed
Portrayed by: Tom Everett Scott

William Cecil, is the trusted advisor to Queen Elizabeth. He gives her advice and guidance for both her personal, and political life. He believes she needs to marry and have an heir to ensure her family line.

Early lifeEdit

Season 3Edit

  • It is revealed that he loves Queen Elizabeth, and he killed her Unborn Child (with Lord Dudley)


  • Is revealed to have been in love with Queen Elizabeth, and secretly forced her abortion using poison.[1] [2]


William Cecil, is a trusted advisor to the English Queen. William will also appear opposite Robert Dudley, a new historical love interest for Queen Elizabeth. The monarch will be entangled in a love triangle between Robert, whom she'd known since childhood, and his wife Amy Dudley. - Laurie McCarthy

Historical NotesEdit


Season Three
Three Queens, Two Tigers Betrothed Extreme Measures The Price In A Clearing Fight or Flight The Hound and the Hare Our Undoing Wedlock
Bruises That Lie Succession No Way Out Strange Bedfellow To The Death Safe Passage Clans Intruders Spiders In a Jar

Related PagesEdit

Pages relating to William Cecil are the following:

Tom Everett ScottTom Everett Scott/Gallery
Queen ElizabethKingdom of EnglandHistory's William Cecil

References Edit

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