1 thought on “4 August 1598 – Death of William Cecil, Lord Burghley

  1. I would have thought that on this day Elizabeth had never felt so alone and vunerable. He had been with her from the time she was that young woman who had just stepped into the role of Queen, by her side all the way, in good and bad times. And what ever different views people have of him as a politician or a person, he worked for her relentlessly to the end, something that must be admired. A very sad day, for his family and his Queen.

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