Lord Herbert of Cherbury (1582–1648), his library, and his bequest to Jesus College, Oxford

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Dunstan Roberts
Monday, 7 May, 2018 - 17:15
Weston Library Lecture Theatre, Broad Street, Oxford

Monday 7 May 2018, Weston Library Lecture Theatre at 5.15 p.m.

DUNSTAN ROBERTS (University of Cambridge)

Lord Herbert of Cherbury (1582–1648), his library, and his bequest to Jesus College, Oxford

Lord Herbert of Cherbury (1582–1648) is known to history as a poet, soldier, diplomat and scholar, whose far-reaching interests covered many of the learned disciplines of his day. This talk will examine the libraries which he assembled in London and in Wales, and will look in detail at the sizeable collection of books which he bequeathed to Jesus College, Oxford.

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