Humphrys genealogy

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My wife's ancestors - Cecil - Contents

Cecil, Baron Burghley

Pronounced "Cissel".


Sir David Cecil,
or Cyssell.
He settled near Stamford, Lincolnshire (see map).
He mar Alice Dicons [dau of John Dicons, or Dicksons].
He died 1540.
Sir David and Alice had issue:

Sir Richard Cecil,
of Burleigh, S side of Stamford, Lincolnshire.
He mar Jane Heckington [dau of William Heckington].
He died 1553.
Sir Richard and Jane had issue:

  1. William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley,
    born 18 Sept 1520.

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