|←Author Index: Do||Samuel Doody
Apothecary and gardener; won renown as an expert on plants, especially mosses, fungi and other non-flowering plants.
Doody prepared a work on mosses, but it was never published; a draft is in the Sloane collection of manuscripts at the British Library.
Works about Doody
- The appendix to the second edition of John Ray’s Synopsis methodica Stirpium Brittanicorum (1696) contains a list of plants discovered by Doody.
- "Samuel Doody" in Sinker, Robert (1897) Biographical Notes on the Librarians of Trinity College:38–39