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Cec·il(sĕs′əl), (Edgar Algernon) Robert First Viscount Cecil of Chelwood. 1864-1958.
British public official who helped draft the League of Nations Covenant and was president of the League of Nations Union (1923-1945). He won the 1937 Nobel Peace Prize.
Cec·il(sĕs′əl), Robert First Earl of Salisbury. 1563?-1612.
English statesman who helped secure the throne for James I after the death of Elizabeth I (1603).
Cecil, Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne Third Marquis of Salisbury. 1830-1903.
British politician who was foreign minister under Benjamin Disraeli and prime minister (1885-1892 and 1895-1902).
Cecil, William First Baron Burghley or Burleigh. 1520-1598.
English statesman and chief adviser to Elizabeth I. He persuaded the queen to execute Mary Queen of Scots.
Cec•il(ˈsɛs əl, ˈsɪs-)
1. Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne, Salisbury (def. 1).
2. William (1st Baron Burghley or Burleigh), 1520–98, British statesman: adviser to Elizabeth I.