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Our mission is to spread awareness of the historical significance of William Cecil, Lord Burghley across the commemorative year of 2020 and to establish a long-term educational legacy across our work with students, teachers and academics, supporting teaching and research connected to Burghley’s life and world.

Any gift, large or small, will enable us to support this work. If you are interested in donating or sponsoring one of our events, please see donation details below or get in touch with us via the ‘Contact’ link at the top of this webpage.

Gift Aid

The LB500 Foundation can reclaim the tax paid on all gifts made by UK taxpayers. If you would like us to claim tax on your donation, please ensure that this Gift Aid declaration (docx | pdf format) is sent to us at the address below.


Please send cheques, made payable to The Lord Burghley 500 Foundation, to: Mr Charles Sebag-Montefiore, Treasurer, 21 Hazlewell Road, London SW15 6LT


If you would prefer to make a donation via bank transfer, please use the following bank details:
Account number: 08553491
Sort code: 18-00-02
Account name: Lord Burghley 500 Foundation