About George Herbert

George Herbert
George Herbert was a Welsh-born English poet, orator and Anglican priest. Herbert's poetry is associated with the writings of the metaphysical poets, and he is recognized as "a pivotal figure: enormously popular, deeply and broadly influential, and arguably the most skilful and important British devotional lyricist." Wikipedia
April 3, 1593, Montgomery, Wales
March 1, 1633, Bemerton, Wiltshire, England

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