Burghley and Queen Elizabeth

Burghley and Queen Elizabeth

The earliest known mention of the manor of Theobalds is in 1441 when it was granted to John Carpenter, Master of St Anthony’s Hospital, at the quaint rent… Read more »

Robert Cecil and King James I

Robert Cecil and King James I

Old Sir William Cecil, Lord Burghley, died full of years and honors in 1598 and Robert Cecil, later to become the first Earl of Salisbury, came into his inheritance at Theobalds.

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