|IRL:||History's William Cecil|
|Real Name:||William Cecil|
|Title:||1st Baron Burghley
The Lord Burghley
|Born:||13 September 1520|
|Originally From:||Lincolnshire, England|
|Current Location:||London, England|
|Affiliations:||Kingdom of England|
|Portrayed by:||Tom Everett Scott|
William Cecil, is the trusted advisor to Queen Elizabeth. He gives her advice and guidance for both her personal, and political life. He believes she needs to marry and have an heir to ensure her family line.
Three Queens, Two Tigers
William Cecil insisted Queen Elizabeth find a husband of more noble birth then Robert Dudley. As she was the daughter of a King. Insisting legitimate or illegitimate, royal blood flowed in her veins and it was time she found herself a husband.
Later, Elizabeth is talking with him again. He notes she been tense ever since Mary's half brother, James, refused to push for her abdication, ruining their plan.
William Cecil informed Queen Elizabeth, Mary of Scots' closest friend, her lady Lola, had agreed to be her hostage in exchange for her family's release, and she was on a boat headed for England's shores.
Bruises That Lie
Queen Elizabeth tells William Cecil that her inability to be with the one she loves doesn't mean no one else cannot be. She sends Agatha to her father, Gideon Blackburn in France and releases Lola's family.
- It is revealed that he loves Queen Elizabeth, and he killed her Unborn Child with Lord Dudley.
- Is revealed to have been in love with Queen Elizabeth, and secretly forced her abortion using poison. 
- Lord Ruthven wrote to William Cecil reminding him of their meetings in England during Edward VI's reign.
- William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley was the advisor to Queen Elizabeth from 1558 until his death on 4 August 1598.
|Three Queens, Two Tigers||Betrothed||Extreme Measures||The Price||In A Clearing||Fight or Flight||The Hound and the Hare||Our Undoing||Wedlock|
|Bruises That Lie||Succession||No Way Out||Strange Bedfellow||To The Death||Safe Passage||Clans||Intruders||Spiders In a Jar|
Pages relating to William Cecil are the following:
• Tom Everett Scott • Tom Everett Scott/Gallery
• Queen Elizabeth • Kingdom of England • History's William Cecil