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110 ii 41-42 Henry Benedict M. C., Cardinal York : for Soon returning to Italy he was read

The tract is a fabrication and its information untrue. Henry was soon

111 i 12 f.e. for the line read the male line

ii 21 for National Gallery read National Portrait Gallery

120 i 38 Henry of Marlborough : for Heb. 1 read Hib.' 129 i 8 Henry, William (d. 1768) : after 4436, insert (edited by Sir Charles King, bart.

It was printed in Dublin in 1893) 181 ii 15 f.e. Hensey, Florence : after 1714. insert He was son of Florence Hensey or Henchy

(d. 1757), of Ballycumcan, co. Clare, and his wife Mary (d. 1748). 140 i 11 f.e. Hepburn, Francis : for Brecarton read Rickarton 160 i 19 f.e. Hepburn, Patrick, 1st Earl of Both. well : for Mary read Margaret 175 i 14 Herbert, Edward, of Cherbury : for he accepted a woman's offer read a woman

offered 15 after breast insert but he declined the kindness

178 i 80 after are not known, insert A sixth portrait (a bust), assigned to Larkin, is in

the National Portrait Gallery.

ii 22 f.e. for It is all in Latin, read In Sloane MS. A. 3957 is a scrivener's transcript

with a dedication to Herbert's brother George in the author's autograph, dated from Paris in 1622. The book is all in Latin,

179 i 12 for 1645 read 1633

180 i 2-1 for the present Earl of Powis read the third Earl of Powis (1818-1891)

f.e. ii 20 for Burlington read Bridlington

185 ii 39 Herbert, George : for 1619 read 1618

186 i 81 after Ecclesia insert (5 July 1626)

84-36 for was not ordained .... the benefice ; but the read was ordained deacon

about the same time, and the

ii 34 after 1630. insert He was ordained priest 19 Sept. following.

188 ii 6 f.e. after also insert an elaborate anonymous memoir published by S.P.C.K.


191 ii 15 f.e. Herbert, Sir Henry : for second book read second chapter

204 ii 27-28 Herbert, Mary, Countess of Pembroke : for (1555 ?-1621), born probably .... about 1555, read (1561-1621), born at Ticknell, near Bewdley, Worcester- shire, 27 Oct. 1561,

206 i 39-44 omit Shakespeare .... her prime.

207 i 27 for acceptance read some consideration

208 ii 30-32 Herbert, Philip, Earl of Montgomery and 4th Earl of Pembroke : for a Scottish

courtier .... Earl of Holderness read ' one Ramsey,' who is more pro- bably identical with William Ramsay, page of the king's bedchamber, than (as has been commonly stated) with Sir John Ramsay, Viscount Hadding- ton, and Earl of Holderness. (Cf. THOMS, Anecdotes and Traditions, Camden Soc. p. 72.)

218 ii l.l. Herbert, Sidney, 1st Lord Herbert of Lea : for 1855 read 1856 214 ii 34 Herbert, Thomas (1597-1642 ?) : for sixth read seventh 218 ii 14 f.e. Herbert, Sir William, Earl of Pembroke : for Sir Robert read Sir Roger

227 i 24-26 Herbert, William, 3rd Earl of Pembroke: omit In December .... Lord


228 i 6-10 for Other parts of the dedication .... Shakespeare's { Sonnets ' read

Pembroke and his brother knew Shakespeare in his professional capacity of a king's ' servant,' or member of James I's company of actors, and, like almost all the cultivated nobility, admired Shakespeare's literary genius. In Pembroke, as lord chamberlain, the editors of the greatest dramatic publication of the day naturally sought the patron of their venture. There is no evidence that Pembroke was Shakespeare's special or personal patron or came into any direct personal relations with the poet. No value attaches to the suggestion that the dedication of Shakespeare's ' Sonnets ' by Thomas Thorpe [q. v.], owner of the published manuscript,

13-48 for his family name William Herbert .... 1890, passim, and esp. pp. 44-73)

read what is inaccurately represented to have been his youthful name William Herbert. Being the eldest son of an earl he was known in all relations of life from the hour of his birth until his father's death as Lord Herbert. When the ' Sonnets,' with this dedication, were published in 1609, Pembroke's rank and dignity rendered it practically impossible that he should be deprived of those customary formalities of