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William Herbert, 3rd Earl of Pembroke

1580 - 1630
Chancellor of the University of Oxford, he founded Pembroke College, Oxford with King James
(Wikipedia)
Hubert Le Sueur
17th century

Oxford /  William Herbert, 3rd Earl of Pembroke   Oxford /  William Herbert, 3rd Earl of Pembroke

Description

Bronze statue of the Earl of Pembroke in armour, after the painting by Pieter Paul Rubens.
On the pedestal are the coats of arms of the Earl and of the University of Oxford.

Oxford - William Herbert, 3rd Earl of Pembroke Oxford - William Herbert, 3rd Earl of Pembroke

Inscription(s)

GULIELMUS PEMBROCHIAE
comes
regnantibus IACOBO et CAROLO primis
hospitii regii
camerarius et senescalius
academiae oxoniensis
cancellarius munificentissimus

hanc
PATRUI sui MAGNI effigiem
ad formam quam pinxit
petrus paulus rubens
aere fuso expressam
academiae oxoniensi
D.D.
THOMAS PEMBROCHIAE et MONTGOM
comes
honorem et virtutum
haeres
A.D. MDCCXXIII

Annotation

Placed on the present location in 1722.

Oxford - William Herbert, 3rd Earl of Pembroke Oxford - William Herbert, 3rd Earl of Pembroke

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 51°45'14" W 1°15'16"

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