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One of the greatest ornaments of the learned peerage, was a man of martial spirit? and a profound understanding? He was made knight of the bath when prince Henry was installed for the garter“; and being sent embassador to France, to interpose in behalf of the Protestants of that kingdom, he returned the insolence of the great constable Luines with the spirit of a gentleman, without committing his dignity of embassador 5. It occasioned a coolness be

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*[Dr. Donne has a copy of verses addressed to sir Edward Herbert, since lord Herbert of Cherbury, being at the siege of Juliers: and Ben Jonson has a plausive epigram on the

“ all-virtuous Herbert.” See Brit. Poets, vol. iv. 97, 542.]

• [He became a gentleman commoner of University college, Oxon, in 1595, at the age of fourteen; where he laid the foundation, says Wood, of that admirable learning of which he was afterwards a complete master. Athenæ, vol. ii. p. 117.]

* [July 2, 1603.]

5 [An account of the interview between Luines and lord Herbert is detailed in Observations on the Life of Lord Herbert, in Lloyd's State Worthies, p. 790, edit. 1665. Camden reports, that he treated the constable irreverently; but Walton tells us, that he could not subject himself to a compliance with

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