Elizabeth's most significant appointments

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William Cecil

Came to prominence in Edwardian government and was improsioned after the fall of Somerset.

He served somewhat under Northumberland but declined to serve under Mary. 

Under Elizabeth he was made principle secretary.

In 1572 he was appointed Lord Burghley and was appointed Lord Treasurer after the dealth of the Marquis of Winchester.

He was the most influential of all of Elizabeths…


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