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Herbert, Thomas

Born: 1656 AD
Died: 1733 AD
Nationality: English
Categories: Politician

1656 – Thomas Herbert, 8th Earl of Pembroke and 5th Earl of Montgomery was born.

         – He was the third son of Philip Herbert, 5th Earl of Pembroke and his wife Catharine Villiers.

1683 – He succeeded to the earldoms.

1690 – He acted as one of the Lords Justices seven times; and he was President of the Royal Society.

1690-1692 – He was First Lord of the Admiralty.

1697 – The first plenipotentiary of Great Britain at the congress of Ryswick.

1699 – He served as Lord Privy Seal.

         – He was Lord High Admiral for a short period; he was also Lord President of the Council and Lord Lieutenant of Ireland

1733 – Died on the 22nd of January.