Eton College; The Queen"s College.
Through his father he was a great-great-grandson of William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley. He was educated at Eton and Queen"s College, Oxford. Lord Thanet died unmarried in April 1680, aged 41.
He was also the hereditary High Sheriff of Westmorland from 1679 to 1680.
Habeas Corpus Parliament.