Tudor History with Claire Ridgway
September 13 - William Cecil, Elizabeth I's "spirit"
On this day in Tudor history, 13th September 1520, William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley and Queen Elizabeth I's chief advisor, was born in Bourne in Lincolnshire. In today's talk, Claire Ridgway, author of "On This Day in Tudor History, fleshes out William Cecil, the man Elizabeth I called her "spirit". He's a fascinating Tudor man, not only for his amazing court career, which took him from Edward VI's reign to Elizabeth I's reign, but also for his words of wisdom and the happy marriage that he had with his wife, Mildred. You can see this podcast as a video at the following link:https://youtu.be/q6YJKcWlPcQ See https://youtu.be/Jaap4Mj2Jbg for a video on Mildred. You can find Claire at:https://www.theanneboleynfiles.com https://www.tudorsociety.comhttps://www.facebook.com/theanneboleynfiles/https://www.facebook.com/tudorsociety/https://twitter.com/AnneBoleynFiles https://twitter.com/thetudorsociety https://www.instagram.com/tudor.society/ https://www.instagram.com/anneboleynfiles/