William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley

1 portrait on display at Montacute House

William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley, by Unknown artist, after 1587 - NPG 362 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley

by Unknown artist
oil on panel, after 1587
44 1/2 in. x 35 7/8 in. (1130 mm x 911 mm)
Purchased, 1873
Primary Collection
NPG 362


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This portrait of Burghley differs from most others in its fine modelling of his features. Burghley wears his robes of a Knight of the Garter, with the George (the emblem of the Order) on his collar, and holds the white wand of office.

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