Herbert of Cherbury

Herbert of Cherbury (– Tscherberi), Edward, Lord, der früheste unter den namhaften engl. Deisten, geb. 1581 im Schloß Montgomery in Wales, diente in Savoien und in den Niederlanden, wirkte als Gesandter Jakobs I. in Paris zu Gunsten der Protestanten, wurde Pair und Kriegsrath, trat aber später auf Seite des Parlaments gegen Karl I. auf und st. 1648. Seine nachläßig geschriebenen Schriften enthalten das Alltägliche: Das Christenthum sei nicht beweisbar, unnütz, Rechtthun die Hauptsache u. dgl. m. Erst nach seinem Tode erschienen seine Lobrede (life and reigne) auf Heinrich VIII., die Expeditio Buckinghamii in Rheam insulam, Memoiren und Reimereien.


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