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People/Characters: William Herbert, 1st Earl of Pembroke

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All the Queen's Men: Elizabeth I and Her Courtiers by Neville Williams
A Dangerous Inheritance: A Novel of Tudor Rivals and the Secret of the Tower by Alison Weir
Edward IV by Charles Ross
The Wars of the Roses by J. R. Lander
Warwick the Kingmaker by Paul Murray Kendall
With the Heart of a King: Elizabeth I of England, Philip II of Spain, and the Fight for a Nation's Soul and Crown by Benton Rain Patterson

Character description

William Herbert (d. 1469): One of the first Welshmen to join the English peerage. Knighted in 1449, he found in France in the early 1450s, then joined the Yorkist side in the Wars of the Roses. When Edward IV became King, Herbert was rewarded first with the title Lord Herbert and then, in 1468, with the Earldom of Pembroke. But when the Earl of Warwick rebelled in 1469, he defeated Herbert's forces at Edgecote. Herbert was captured and executed.

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