William Cecil, 5th Marquess of Exeter

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William Thomas Brownlow Cecil, 5th Marquess of Exeter KG CMG TD (27 October 1876 – 1956), known as Lord Burghley from 1895 to 1898, was a British peer.

Exeter was the son of Brownlow Cecil, 4th Marquess of Exeter. He was educated at Eton and Magdalene College, Cambridge.[1]

He married Hon. Myra Orde-Powlett, daughter of William Orde-Powlett, 4th Baron Bolton, on 16 April 1901. They had four children:

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  1. ^ "Cecil, William Thomas Brownlow, Lord Burghley (CCL896WT)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 

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Honorary titles
Preceded by
The Earl Spencer
Lord Lieutenant of Northamptonshire
1922–1952
Succeeded by
The Earl Spencer
Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Brownlow Cecil
Marquess of Exeter
1898–1956
Succeeded by
David Cecil