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Herbert, George

Born: 1593 AD
Died: 1633 AD, at 39 years of age.

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.


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