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William Herbert, first earl of Pembroke (1506/77–1570) by unknown artist, 1567 Collection of the Earl of Pembroke and Trustees of Wilton House Trust, Wilton House, Salisbury, UK


Herbert, William, first earl of Pembroke (1506/7–1570), soldier and magnate, was the second son of Richard Herbert (d. 1510) of Ewyas, a gentleman usher to Henry VII, and his second wife, Margaret, daughter of Sir Matthew Cradock of Swansea. His paternal grandfather was ...