Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Herberts in:
 • Salisbury Cathedral
 • Salisbury
 • Wiltshire Unitary Authority
 • Wiltshire
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In

Changes are coming to Find A Grave. See a preview now.

William Herbert
Birth: Apr. 8, 1580
Death: Apr. 10, 1630

English Nobility. Third Earl of Pembroke, Courtier and Literary Patron. He was born at Wilton House, Wiltshire and shared the literary taste of his mother and his uncle, Sir Philip Sidney. He was handsome and accomplished, matriculating from Oxford when he was only 13 years old. He became very friendly with the King James I, becoming a member of the King's Council for Virginia and sending immigrants and cattle there, and had incorporated the North West passage Company in 1612. He was named Chancellor of Oxford University in 1617. He died suddenly of apoplexy in London after a 'full and cheerful' dinner the night before. (bio by: julia&keld) 
Family links: 
  Henry Herbert (1534 - 1600)
  Mary Sidney Herbert (1561 - 1621)
  Mary Talbot Herbert (____ - 1650)*
*Calculated relationship
Salisbury Cathedral
Wiltshire Unitary Authority
Wiltshire, England
Plot: family vault in front of altar.
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: julia&keld
Record added: Nov 21, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16732832
William Herbert
Added by: Todd Whitesides
William Herbert
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Connie Nisinger
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

- Iemanja
 Added: Mar. 21, 2017

- Iemanja
 Added: Jun. 14, 2016

- Iemanja
 Added: May. 27, 2016
There are 362 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
Do you have a photo to add? Click here
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (4.2 after 17 votes)

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service