Herbert, Sir John
- T. G. Watkin
Herbert, Sir John (c. 1540–1617), civil lawyer, was the second son of Matthew Herbert of Swansea, gentleman, and Mary, daughter of Sir Thomas Gamage of Coety in Glamorgan. Educated at Christ Church, Oxford, he graduated BA (5 July 1558), MA (12 December 1561), and BCL (9 February 1565). Despite the ruling (6 May 1570) that only advocates of the ...