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Henry Herbert, 17th Earl of Pembroke

Henry Herbert, 17th Earl of Pembroke
(and 14th Earl of Montgomery, and 6th Baron Herbert of Lea, see here),
born 19 May 1939.
He was educ Eton.
He was educ Christ Church, Oxford.
He mar 1stly, 1966, to Claire Rose Pelly.
He succ 1969.
Film and TV director (see his filmography).
He made additions to Wilton House.
In 1971 he planted the North Forecourt garden, including fountain commemorating his father.
He directed the erotic film Emily (1976) starring Koo Stark.
In 1995 he planted the Cloister Garden at Wilton, in the courtyard surrounded by Wilton House.
In 2000 he erected the Millennium Fountain on the E lawn.
He died 7 Oct 2003, age 64 yrs.
He had issue by 1st wife:

  1. William Herbert, 18th Earl of Pembroke
    (and 15th Earl of Montgomery, and 7th Baron Herbert of Lea), born 1978.
    He succ in 2003.
    He is current owner of Wilton House.
    He mar 2010 to Victoria Bullough and had issue.

The fountain in the North Forecourt at Wilton.
This view is looking away from the house (the house is behind the camera).
An inscription on the fountain remembers the 16th Earl, erected by his son the 17th Earl.
In the distance, the N gate (the entrance gate).
Photo 2003. See full size.

The Millennium Fountain on the E lawn at Wilton. Photo 2003. See full size.

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