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Mary Herbert, Countess of Pembroke (1561-1621), Writer and literary patron

Sitter in 11 portraits
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.

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Mary Herbert, Countess of Pembroke

by Nicholas Hilliard
watercolour on vellum, circa 1590
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Mary Herbert, Countess of Pembroke

by Jean de Courbes
line engraving, circa 1615-1640
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Mary Herbert, Countess of Pembroke

by Jean de Courbes
line engraving, circa 1615-1640
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Mary Herbert, Countess of Pembroke

by Simon de Passe, sold by William Peake
line engraving, 1618
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Mary Herbert, Countess of Pembroke

by Simon de Passe, sold by John Sudbury, sold by George Humble
line engraving, circa 1618
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D27992

Mary Herbert, Countess of Pembroke

after Unknown artist
line engraving, mid to late 17th century
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D27990

Mary Herbert, Countess of Pembroke

by William Thomas Fry, after Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger
stipple engraving, early 19th century
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D27993

Mary Herbert, Countess of Pembroke

by Burnet Reading, after Simon de Passe
line engraving, early 19th century
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Mary Herbert, Countess of Pembroke

by James Tuck, after Harding
line engraving, early 19th century
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Mary Herbert, Countess of Pembroke

by E. Bocquet, published by John Scott
stipple engraving, published 20 May 1806
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Mary Herbert, Countess of Pembroke

by E. Bocquet, published by John Scott
stipple engraving, published 20 May 1806
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