Burghley

biographical name
variants: or Burleigh

Definition of Burghley

1st Baron — see William cecil

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“Burghley.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Burghley. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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