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Philip Herbert, 5th Earl of Pembroke

Philip Herbert, 5th Earl of Pembroke.
From the original by Van Dyck, think 1635-36 (5th Earl age 14-15, had just become the heir, after the death of his older brother).
This is a copy made around the late 19th century by descendants of the 5th Earl, the Marquesses of Bute.
Now at Castell Coch.
See larger and full size. From Wikimedia Commons.
The original is in Wilton House.

Philip Herbert, 5th Earl of Pembroke (and 2nd Earl of Montgomery) (see here and here),
bapt 20th Feb 1621,
mar 1stly, 28th Mar 1639, to Penelope Naunton [born 1620],
she died 1647, age 27 yrs,
he had issue by 1st wife:

  1. William Herbert, 6th Earl of Pembroke (and 3rd Earl of Montgomery), born 1642, succ 1669,
    died 8th July 1674, age 32 yrs.

mar 2ndly, 1649, to Catherine Villiers,
succ 1650,
died 11th Dec 1669, age 48 yrs,
Catherine bur 25th Feb 1678,
had issue by 2nd wife:

  1. Philip Herbert, 7th Earl of Pembroke (and 4th Earl of Montgomery),
    bapt 5th Jan 1653, succ 1674.
    He was a drinker and brawler, nicknamed "Homicide". He twice used his rank to avoid convictions for murder.
    He mar 20th May 1675 to Henrietta de Kerouaille [sister of the King's lover Louise de Kerouaille].
    He killed a man in a drunken scuffle. He was imprisoned, pardoned. See trial in 1678.
    He nearly killed Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset in 1678.
    In 1680 he killed an officer after drinking. Again he was pardoned.
    Finally he was banished by the King to Wilton.
    He died at Wilton, 29th Aug 1683, age 30 yrs.
    7th Earl and Henrietta had issue:

    1. Charlotte Herbert,
      mar Thomas Windsor, 1st Viscount Windsor and had issue:

      1. Herbert Windsor, 2nd Viscount Windsor, had issue:

        1. Charlotte Windsor,
          mar John Stuart, 1st Marquess of Bute and had issue.
          The Marquesses of Bute have portraits of their Herbert ancestors at Castell Coch in South Wales.

  2. Thomas Herbert, 8th Earl of Pembroke, K.G., born 1656.

5th Earl. By Van Dyck.
From here.

5th Earl of Pembroke.
Engraving by Pierre Lombart, c.1660-63, based on portrait by Van Dyck of think 1635-36.
From NPG. See terms of use.
See more copies at NPG.
See also Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.

Penelope Naunton.
Engraving by Pierre Lombart, c.1660-63, based on earlier portrait by Van Dyck.
Used with the kind permission of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.

7th Earl of Pembroke

Possibly the 7th Earl (bapt 1653) as a child.
Painting by John Michael Wright 1660.
See larger and full size.
From here.

7th Earl, by Gerard Soest.
From here.

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