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Herbert, Thomas (8th Earl of Pembroke)

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Born: 1656 AD
Died: 1733 AD, at 77 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Politician

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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.

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