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Courtier, Scholar and Man of the Sword

November 9, 2021

Emerita Fellow Dr Christine Jackson’s biographical monograph Courtier, Scholar and Man of the Sword: Lord Herbert of Cherbury and His World will be published by Oxford University Press next month (13th December 2021). It examines the life and writings of Lord Herbert a flamboyant Stuart courtier, county governor, soldier, and diplomat who acquired a reputation for duelling and extravagant display but also numbered among the leading intellectuals of his generation.

Read about her experience researching the life and works of this fascinating courtier on the Kellogg blog.