William Herbert, third Earl of Pembroke

Standard Name: Pembroke, William Herbert,,, third Earl of
Used Form: William Herbert, Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery
Used Form: William Herbert, Lord Pembroke


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Family and Intimate relationships Mary Sidney Herbert, Countess of Pembroke
Her eldest child, William , was later the lover of her niece Lady Mary Wroth .
Family and Intimate relationships Lady Mary Wroth
LMW entered into a long-term affair with her cousin William Herbert, Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery , son of Wroth's aunt the writer, and himself a poet and patron. He had an estate at Enfield...
Literary responses Lady Mary Wroth
LMW 's lover, William Herbert, Lord Pembroke , wrote a response to one of her poems.
Hannay, Margaret P. Philip’s Phoenix: Mary Sidney, Countess of Pembroke. Oxford University Press, http://U of A HSS.
Textual Features Lady Mary Wroth
Wroth's choice of the prose romance genre comes from her uncle ; but her work was also a scandal chronicle or roman à clef. It has autobiographical elements too, like her portrayal of herself as...


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