Guilielmus Cicilius baro.Cecilius fidei cultor Patriaeque Thesauri Custos spes misteris unica pauperibus.
[n.d. c.1620.] [Published by Crispijn de Passe the Elder].
Engraving. 160 x 120mm (6¼ x 4¾"). Cut and laid on album page.
Portrait of William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley behind parapet, illustration to 'Heroologia Anglica'. Cecil (1520-1598), KG, was an English statesman, the chief advisor of Queen Elizabeth I for most of her reign (17 November 1558–24 March 1603), twice Secretary of State (1550–1553 and 1558–1572) and Lord High Treasurer from 1572.
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