George Herbert Biography and Poems
George Herbert Biography and Poems. This is biographical information on George Herbert, one of the best poets of all time. This biography page also provides a link to poems written by Herbert, as well as, a video biography...if available.
George Herbert was a Welsh poet, orator and Anglican priest. Being born into an artistic and wealthy family, he received a good education which led to his holding prominent positions at Cambridge University and Parliament. As a student at Trinity College, Cambridge, England, George Herbert excelled in languages and music. He went to college with the intention of becoming a priest, but his scholarship attracted the attention of King James I/VI. Herbert served in parliament for two years. public orator and poet
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