George Herbert

(1593—1633) Church of England clergyman and poet

Related Overviews

metaphysical poets

Henry Vaughan (1622—1695) writer and translator of devotional works

Edward Herbert (1583—1648) diplomat and philosopher

John Donne (1572—1631) poet and Church of England clergyman

See all related overviews in Oxford Index » »


'George Herbert' can also refer to...


More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Literature


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference


Church of England clergyman of the Laudian persuasion, whose poetry (collected together in The Temple in the year of his death) was widely appreciated because of its homely imagery.

Subjects: Literature.

Reference entries

See all related reference entries in Oxford Index »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.