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Herbert, George

Born: 1593 AD
Died: 1633 AD
Nationality: Welsh
Categories: Clergymen, Poets

1593 – He was born on the 3rd day of April this year in Montgomery, Wales. He studied and graduated both in graduating from Westminster School and in Trinity College, Cambridge.


1618 – He was appointed Reader in Rhetoric at Cambridge.


1620 – He was elected to the post of "public orator", whose duties would be served by poetic skill. He held this position until 1628.


1624 – He became a Member of Parliament, representing Montgomeryshire. While these positions were suited to a career at court, and James I had shown him favor, circumstances worked against him, the King died in 1625.


1633 – He died on the 1st day of March this year in Bemerton, Wiltshire, England.