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Families covered: Cecil of Exeter

Cecil of Allt yr Ynis
1. Richard Cecil
  A. David Cecil of Sysell 'of Stamford' (d 1541?)
  i. Richard Cecil or Cyssel of Burghley (d 19.03.1553)
  m. Jane Hackington (d 10.03.1588, dau of William Hackington of Bourne)
a. William Cecil, 1st Lord Burghley, Secretary of State (b 13/8.09.1520/1, d 04.08.1598)
  m1. (08.08.1541) Mary Cheke (d 22.02.1543/4, dau of Peter Cheke of Pirgo)
  (1) Thomas Cecil, 1st Earl of Exeter (b 05.05.1542, d 08.02.1622-3)
  m1. (27.11.1564) Dorothy Nevill (d 23.03.1608, dau of John Nevill, 4th Lord Latymer)
  (A) William Cecil, 'Lord Burleigh', 2nd Earl of Exeter (b 1566, d 06.07.1640)
  m1. (1589) Elizabeth Manners, Baroness de Ros (d 19.05.1591, dau of Edward Manners, 3rd Earl of Rutland)
  (i) William Cecil, Lord Roos (b 05.1590, dvpsp 27.06.1618)
  m. (12.02.1615/6) Anne Lake (b c1600, d 1630, dau of Sir Thomas Lake of Cannons)
  m2. Elizabeth Drury (d 26.02.1654, dau of Sir William Drury of Hawsted)
(ii) Elizabeth Cecil
  m. Thomas Howard, 1st Earl of Berkshire (d 16.07.1669)
  (iii) Diana Cecil (dsp 26.02.1658)
  m1. Henry de Vere, 18th Earl of Oxford, Great Chamberlain (d Breda 1625)
  m2. Thomas Bruce, 1st Earl of Elgin (b 02.12.1599, d 21.12.1663)
  (iv) Anne Cecil
  m. (19.07.1620) Henry Grey, 1st Earl of Stamford (d 21.07.1673)
(B) Sir Richard Cecil of Wakerley (b 1570, d 04.09.1633)
  m. (23.03.1602/3) Elizabeth Cope (dau of Sir Anthony Cope, Bart of Hanwell)
  (i) David Cecil, 3rd Earl of Exeter (b c1604, d 18.04.1643) - continued below
  m. Elizabeth Egerton (bur 24.03.1687/8, dau of John Egerton, 1st Earl of Bridgewater)
  (ii) Elizabeth Cecil
  m. J(ohn) Havers of Stokerston
(C) Sir Edward Cecil, Viscount Wimbledon (b 29.02.1571/2, dspm 16.11.1638)
  m1. (10.07.1601) Theodosia Noel (bpt 04.01.1584/5, d before 20.03.1615/6, dau of Sir Andrew Noel of Dalby, Sheriff of Rutland)
  (i) Dorothy Cecil (bpt 24.08.1603, d unm 17.05.1652)
  (ii) Albinia Cecil (bur 30.01.1659/60)
  m. (03.08.1623) Sir Christopher Wray of Ashby
  (iii) Elizabeth Cecil
  m. Francis Willoughby, 5th Lord of Parnam (d 1666)
  (iv) Frances Cecil (d 1684)
  m1. James Fiennes, 2nd Viscount Saye and Sele (d 15.03.1673-4)
  m2. (1675) Rev. Joshua Sprigge
m2. (27.02.1616/7) Diana Drury (bur sps 05.05.1631, dau of Sir William Drury of Hawsted)
  (v) Anne Cecil (bur 14.12.1618)
  m3. (09/10.1635) Sophia Zouche (b c1618, d 12.11.1691, dau of Sir Edward Zouche of Woking)
  (vi) Algernon Cecil (b 23.12.1636, dvp 1637)
  (D) Thomas Cecil (b 1578)
  m. Anne Lee (dau of Sir R. Lee, Lord Mayor of London)
  This Thomas appears to be the Sir Thomas Cecil of Kelvedon was father of ...
  (i) Dorothy Cecil
  m. Thomas Cudmore of Kelvedon (a 1634)
  (E) Lucy Cecil
  m. William Paulet, 4th Marquess of Winchester (d 04.02.1628)
(F) Mildred Cecil
  m1. Sir Thomas Read
  m2. Sir Edmund Trafford of Trafford (d 05.1620)
  (G) Mary Cecil (b 15.07.1573, d 18.03.1637/8)
  m. (c1590-1) Edward Denny, Earl of Norwich (b 14.08.1569, d 20/4.12.1630)
  (H) Elizabeth Cecil
  m1. Sir William Hatton (d 1596)
  m2. Sir Edward Coke (Lord Chief Justice)
(I) Dorothy Cecil
  m. Sir Giles Alington of Horseheath (b c1572)
  (J) Frances Cecil (bpt 28.02.1580/1, d 12.06.1653)
  m. (before 03.09.1602) Sir John Tufton, 1st Earl of Thanet (bpt 19.01.1577/8, d 01.07.1631/2)
  (K)+ other issue - Christopher, Catherine (d unm), Susan (d unm)
  m2. (1610) Frances Brydges (d 1663, dau of William Brydges, 4th Lord Chandos)
  (N) Anne Cecil (d 09.1621)
  m2. (1546) Mildred Cooke (d 1589, dau of Sir Anthony Cooke of Giddy Hall)
(2) Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury (b 01.06.1563, d 24.05.1612)
  m. (31.08.1589) Elizabeth Brooke (d 24.01.1596-7, dau of William Brooke, 10th Lord Cobham)
  (3) Anne Cecil
  m. Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, Great Chamberlain (d 1604)
(4) Elizabeth Cecil (b 01.07.1564, d 04.1583)
  m. (16.02.1581/2) William Wentworth, younger of Wentworth (b 1555-6, dvpsp 07.11.1582)
  b. Elizabeth Cecil (d 1610)
  m1. Robert Wingfield of Upton (d 1580)
  m2. Hugh Alington of Timwell (dsp)
  c. Margaret (or Margery) Cecil
  m1. Roger Cave of Sandford (d 26.07.1586)
  m2. Erasmus Smith of Husband's Bosworth
  d. Anne (Agnes) Cecil
  m. Thomas White of Woodhead (a 1556)
  ii. ?? Cecil probably of this generation
  a. Walter (William?) Sisilt (Cecil) of Alt-yr-Ynys ("cousin of Lord Burghley")
  m. Olive Parry (dau of Stephen Parry of Morehampton)
  iii. daughter apparently of this generation
  m. Henry Welby (b 1501, d 1536)



David Cecil, 3rd Earl of Exeter (b c1604, d 18.04.1643) - continued above
m. Elizabeth Egerton (bur 24.03.1687/8, dau of John Egerton, 1st Earl of Bridgewater)
1. John Cecil, 4th Earl of Exeter (b 1628, d 18.03.1677-8)
  m1. (08.12.1646) Frances Manners (d 02.12.1660, dau of John Manners, Earl of Rutland)
  A. John Cecil, 5th Earl of Exeter (d 29.08.1700)
  m. (1670) Anne Cavendish (dau of William Cavendish, 3rd Earl of Devonshire)
  i. John Cecil, 6th Earl of Exeter (b 15.05.1674, d 24.12.1721)
  m1. (09.02.1697) Annabella Bennet (d 08.1698, dau of John Bennet, Lord Ossulston, by Bridget Howe)
  m2. (09.1699) Elizabeth Brownlow (d 28.11.1723, dau of Sir John Brownlow, Bart of Belton)
a. John Cecil, 7th Earl of Exeter (d unm 09.07.1722)
  b. Brownlow Cecil, 8th Earl of Exeter (d 03.11.1754)
  m. (18.07.1724) Hannah Sophia Chambers (d 30.04.1765, dau of Thomas Chambers of Derby)
  (1) Brownlow Cecil, 9th Earl of Exeter (b 21.09.1725, dsp 26.12.1793)
  m1. (24.07.1749) Letitia Townshend (dau of Hon Horatio Townshend)
  m2. (23.04.1770) Anne Maria Cheatham (dau of Job Cheatham of Sodor Hall)
(2) Thomas Chambers Cecil (d 14.08.1773)
  m. (20.02.1751) Charlotte Garnier
  (A) Henry Cecil, 1st Marquess of Exeter (b 14.03.1754, d 01.05.1804)
  m1. (23.05.1776, div 1791) Emma Vernon (dsps, dau/heir of Thomas Vernon of Hanbury by Emma, dau of Admiral Charles Cornewall)
  (i)+ 3 children (all d infant?) mentioned in TCP ('Exeter')
  m2. (03.10.1791) Sarah Hoggins (bpt 28.06.1773, d 18.01.1797, dau of Thomas Hoggins of Bolas)
  (iv) Brownlow Cecil, 2nd Marquess of Exeter (b 02.07.1795, d 16.01.1867) had issue
  m. (12.05.1824) Isabella Poyntz (d 06.03.1879, dau of William Stephen Poyntz of Cowdray House)
  (v) Thomas Cecil (b 01.01.1797, dsp 29.11.1873, Colonel)
  m. (08.08.1838) Sophia Lennox (d 17.01.1902, dau of Charles Lennox, 4th Duke of Richmond)
  (vi) Sophia Cecil (d 1823)
  m. (1818) Henry Manvers Pierrepont of Conholt Park (b 18.03.1780, d 10.11.1851)
m3. (19.08.1800) Elizabeth Burrell (b 20.04.1757, dsp 17.01.1837, dau of Peter Burrell of Langley Park, Beckenham)
  (3) Elizabeth Cecil
  m. (24.11.1757) John Chaplin of Blankney (d 1764)
  (4)+ other issue (dsp)
  c. Elizabeth Cecil
  m. William Aislabie of Studley
  ii. Elizabeth Cecil (d 12.06.1708)
  m. (30.03.1706) Charles Boyle, 4th Earl of Orrery (b 28.07.1674, d 28.08.1731)
  iii.+ 3 sons and 3 daughters (d unm)
  B. Frances Cecil (bur 29.10.1694) apparently of this generation
  m. (1672) John Scudamore, 2nd Viscount of Sligo (b c1650, d before 10.07.1697)
  m2. (24.01.1669-70) Mary Fane (b 1639, d 16.10.1681, dau of Mildmay Fane, Earl of Westmoreland)
2. Frances Cecil (bpt 14.08.1633, d 31.12.1652)
  m. (25.04.1650) Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st Earl of Shaftesbury (b 22.07.1621, d 21/2.01.1683)
3.+ other issue including Thomas (bur 20.05.1641)

Main source(s): BP1934 (Exeter) with input from TCP (Wimbledon) and, for the first few generations, from 'The Cecils' by Ewan Butler (published by Frederick Mullen Ltd in 1964)
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