Herbert, Edward

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Herbert, Edward Gender: M
born on 3 March 1583 Jul.Cal. (13 Mar 1583 greg.) at 00:30 (= 12:30 AM )
Place Eyton on Severn, England, 52n39, 2w38
Timezone LMT m2w38 (is local mean time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 21°51' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 12°48 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 00°37'

Edward Herbert (by William Larkin, c.1609–10)


Anglo-Welsh peer, styled 1st Baron Herbert of Cherbury. He was a soldier, diplomat, historian, poet and religious philosopher of the Kingdom of England, also remembered for his revealing Autobiography. He died on 20 August 1648.

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  • Death, Cause unspecified 20 August 1648 Jul.Cal. (30 Aug 1648 greg.)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Taeger quotes Harvey quoting autobiography

Sy Scholfield quotes "The life of Edward lord Herbert of Cherbury, written by himself" by Edward Herbert (1st baron.) (London: John Murray, 1809), p. 26: "I was born at Eyton, in Shropshire, [being a house which, together with fair lands, descended upon the Newports by my said grandmother,] between the hours of twelve and one of the clock in the morning."


  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Historian
  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Philosopher
  • Vocation : Military : Military service (Soldier)
  • Vocation : Politics : Diplomat
  • Vocation : Writers : Poet
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator (The father of English Deism)