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Place, Profit, and Power

A Study of the Servants of William Cecil, Elizabethan Statesman

By Richard C. Barnett

Place, Profit, and Power

190 pp., 6 x 9

  • Paperback ISBN: 978-0-8078-6850-8
    Published: November 2012

James Sprunt Studies in History and Political Science

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One of the most powerful of Elizabethan statesmen, Sir William Cecil, Lord Burghley, served the queen from 1558 until his death in 1598. This study identifies 118 commoners who served Lord Burghley at various times from 1544, when he first established a household, until 1598.

Originally published in 1969.

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