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Lord Burghley 500th anniversary service

Lord Burghley 500th anniversary service

Date Time Location Price
Thursday, 25th June 2020 11.30am - 12.30pm The Abbey Attendance by invitation only

A Service of Thanksgiving to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the birth of William Cecil, Lord Burghley (1520–1598) and his lasting legacy will take place at Westminster Abbey at 11.30am on Thursday 25th June 2020.

A monument to various members of the Burghley family, including a figure of William Cecil, Lord Burghley, are in the Abbey.


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Attendance is by invitation only.

Visit the Lord Burghley 500 website for more information about how you can become involved.


Westminster Abbey The Chapter Office Westminster Abbey 20 Dean's Yard London UK SW1P 3PA

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I’ve worked here for over thirty years and have seen many of the major services - it’s strange to realise that you are in a small way part of history.

Pamela - Rector's Secretary

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