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Herbert, Edward (1583-1648) 1st Baron Herbert of Cherbury, philosopher and historian

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Surname: Herbert
Forenames: Edward
Gender: Male
Date: 1583-1648
Title: 1st Baron Herbert of Cherbury
History: Philosopher, historian & diplomat. Travelled widely in Europe in early 17th century. Ambassador in Paris, 1619-21 & 1622-24. Imprisoned in the Tower for Royalist sympathies during the Civil War but later sought to be neutral.
Biography: ODNB link for Herbert, Edward (1583-1648) 1st Baron Herbert of Cherbury, philosopher and historian
References: DNB; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P275468 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P156712 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Edward Herbert
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
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14th century-1772: Edward Herbert, 1st Baron Herbert of Cherbury: Collection of Herbert Papers
The National Archives, Kew
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corresp, diaries and papers
The National Archives
3
1619-20: letterbook and Tractatus De Veritate
British Library, Manuscript Collections
4
library catalogue and papers
National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services
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corresp, papers and literary MSS
National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services
NRA 20151 Herbert

See See HMC Winnington Mss file
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draft of and collections for his Life and Reign of Henry VIII
Oxford University: Jesus College
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1623: De Veritate
Cambridge University: St John's College Library
See MR James, Descriptive Catalogue of MSS in St John's College, 1913, nos 306-7
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letters and literary MSS
See information in published source
See Index of English literary MSS vol 1 1450-1625

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