Edward Herbert, 1st Baron Herbert of Cherbury (1583-1648), was born in Eyton on Severn and died in London. Throughout his life, he held numerous occupations, such as soldier, politician, philosopher, poet, diplomat and historian. Edward Herbert was educated at University College, Oxford and was a citizen of the Kingdom of England.
He was the father of Richard Herbert, 2nd Baron Herbert of Chirbury and the son of Richard Herbert, Lord of Cherbury. Throughout his life, Edward Herbert made valuable contributions in various fields, making him a noteworthy figure in English history.