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Sidney Herbert, 16th Earl of Pembroke

Sidney Herbert, 16th Earl of Pembroke,
and 13th Earl of Montgomery, and 5th Baron Herbert of Lea,
born 9 Jan 1906.
See wikipedia.
He was educ Eton.
He was educ at the "family" college, Pembroke College, Oxford.
He researched the family history.
In 1933 he discovered a lost cellar at Wilton House with a large number of 17th to 19th century family letters.
He was author of The Pembroke Papers 1939 and 1950.
He succ as Earl in 1960.
Author of catalog of the paintings and drawings at Wilton 1968.
He died 16 Mar 1969, age 63 yrs.
Obituary in Daily Telegraph, 17 Mar 1969.
Memorial to him in Wilton parish church. See 2023 photo.
16th Earl had issue:

  1. Henry Herbert, 17th Earl of Pembroke, born 19 May 1939.

The Pembroke Papers (vol.1) authored by the 16th Earl.
From here.

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