Burghley

Burghley

Burghley may refer to:
*William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley (1520–1598), chief minister of queen Elizabeth I of England
*Burghley House, a sixteenth century country house in Lincolnshire, built for the above
*Burghley Horse Trials, an annual three day event held there
*David Cecil, 6th Marquess of Exeter, also known as David Burghley, British Conservative politician and 1924 Summer Olympics 400m hurdles champion.

ee also

*Marquess of Exeter
*Exeter Exchange
*Cecil House


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  • Burghley — horse trials Le Burghley Horse Trials est un concours complet d équitation qui se déroule en Grande Bretagne. Il figure parmi les six concours complet internationaux quatre étoiles au monde en dehors des Jeux olympiques et des Jeux équestres… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Burghley —   [ bəːlɪ], Burleigh [ bəːlɪ], William Cecil [ sesl ], 1. Baron (seit 1571), englischer Staatsmann, * Bourne (bei Peterborough) 18. 9. 1520, ✝ London 4. 8. 1598; wurde 1550 Staatssekretär, Elisabeth I. übertrug ihm 1558 die Leitung der englischen …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Burghley — Burghley, so v.w. Burleigh …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Burghley — (spr. börlĭ), s. Burleigh …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Burghley — [bʉr′lē] 1st Baron (born William Cecil) 1520 98; Eng. statesman: advisor to Elizabeth I …   English World dictionary

  • Burghley — Personen namens Burghley sind David Cecil, 6. Marquess of Exeter (Lord Burghley; 1905–1981), britischer Leichtathlet William Cecil, 1. Baron Burghley, (1521–1598), englischer Politiker Siehe auch: Burghley House, englisches Landschloss unweit von …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Burghley — /ˈbɜli/ (say berlee) noun William Cecil (1st Baron Burghley), 1520–98, English politician; adviser to Elizabeth I. Also, Burleigh …   Australian-English dictionary

  • Burghley — or Burleigh biographical name 1st Baron see William Cecil …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Burghley — /berr lee/, n. 1st Baron. See Cecil, William. * * * …   Universalium

  • Burghley — Burgh•ley [[t]ˈbɜr li[/t]] n. big 1st Baron. Cecil William …   From formal English to slang

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