Mary Herbert, Countess of Pembroke (1561-1621), Writer and literary patron
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A writer, Mary Herbert was the sister of Sir Philip Sidney and his literary collaborator. After his death she took under her protection many of the writers to whom he had acted as patron.
Denny Abbey & The Farmland Museum, Chittering, Cambridgeshire
Wilton House, Salisbury, Hampshire
Literature, Journalism and Publishing
Social Welfare and Reform