Cecil, Elizabeth Anne

Person Key: 
CEC001
Family Name: 
Cecil
First Name(s): 
Elizabeth Anne
Person Title: 
Marchioness of Exeter
Titular Place: 
Exeter
Rank In Peerage: 
Marchioness
Division of Peerage: 
United Kingdom
Birth Year: 
1757
Death Year: 
1837
County: 
Worcestershire
Biography: 

Elizabeth Anne Burrell was the third daughter of Peter Burrell (1724 1756) of Langley Park, Beckenham, Kent, and Elizabeth, daughter and coheir of John Lewis, of Hackney. She married, firstly, 5 April 1778, Douglas, 8th Duke of Hamilton (1724 1799). They were divorced in 1794, and she married secondly, 19 August 1800, as his third wife, Henry Cecil, 10th Earl of Exeter (1754 1804), who was elevated to the Marquessate 4 February 1801.

Seat / Residence(s): 
Hanbury Hall, Worcestershire
Biographical Sources: 
Burke's Peerage and Baronetage 1970 under Burrell, Bart
Hamilton, and Exeter. G.E. Cokayne. The complete Peerage. London, 1910 59