Definition of John Tradescant
1. Noun. English botanist who was one of the first to collect specimens of plants (1570-1638).
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Literary usage of John Tradescant
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1. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1851)
"It was not the youngest John Tradescant that died in 1652, ... Sir John Tradescant, junior, in his garden, with a spade in his hand, half-length. 7. ..."
2. Old and New London: A Narrative of Its History, Its People and Its Places by Walter Thornbury, Edward Walford (1893)
"HESTER, wife of John Tradescant the younger, died 6th of April, ... Know, Stranger, ere thou pass, beneath this stone Lye John Tradescant, Grandsire, ..."
3. The Story of Oxford by Cecil Headlam (1907)
"John Tradescant. Established a Museum and Physic Garden at Lambeth. ... Hester and John Tradescant, 2nd wife and son of above, d. 1678. ..."