Archive: George Herbert PhotoAlbum 1



George Herbert born April 3, 1593 in Montgomery, Wales.

Montgomery Coat of Arms used on Richard Herbert's Tomb

St. Nicholas, Montgomery, Wales

St. Nicholas Church (1225), Montgomery, Wales

[For another view in black & white; for Town of Montgomery website]

Lady Magdalen Newport Herbert Danvers, mother of 7 sons and 3 daughters (Job's number and distribution) including Edward Herbert, Henry Herbert, Thomas Herbert and George Herbert.

(John Donne sent "La Corona" sonnetts to her on St. Mary Magdalen's Day 1607, wrote "The Autumnall" for her second marriage in the early spring of 1608/9 and gave her funeral sermon in June of 1627.)

[click picture for enlargement at Southwest College, Houston site]

Renaissance style Tomb of Richard Herbert and Magdalen Herbert Danvers in St. Nicholas Church

(Richard Herbert was buried
15 October 1596,
when George Herbert was 3.)

[For enlargement click photo to go to Southwest College, Houston, George Herbert Gallery]

John Donne (1572-1631), poet, writer, later Dean of St. Paul's and friend of the Herbert family from about 1604. John Donne


The Westminster School, London:

George Herbert attended Westminster School, about 1605-1609.

Lancelot Andrewes (1555-1626), Dean of Westminster, until 1605, when he became Bishop of Chichester. He translated many of the Psalms for the Authorized/King James Version of the Bible.

Bishop Lancelot Andrewes

Westminster School, London

Little Dean's Yard through Liddell's Arch

"All's Well That Ends Well" in Ashburnham Garden, across from Westminster Abbey

PhotoAlbum 1: Childhood and School PhotoAlbum 2: Cambridge PhotoAlbum 3: Toward Bemerton PhotoAlbum 4: Bemerton
George Herbert Gallery at Southwest College, Houston Community Colleges Links to Biographies George Herbert & The Temple Home Page