Talks

The Earls of Pembroke and the Ladies Who Made a Difference!
by Ros Liddington

Date: Thursday 31 March 2016

The ladies are so often the movers and shakers in aristocratic families. Starting with Ann Parr, wife of the first Earl of Pembroke and sister of Catherine Parr, a steady succession of wives and daughters influenced the history of the family and its home in many different ways.

The Earls of Pembroke and the Ladies Who Made a Difference!

Ros Liddington, the Archivist at Wilton House, is well-known for her work in education. She will give a light-hearted, although authoritative, illustrated talk about the many generations of the Herbert dynasty. The accompanying picture of the family by Van Dyck suggests both the splendour and the tensions of a family in England on the eve of the Civil War.

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