Bray, John (DNB00)

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BRAY, JOHN (fl. 1377), physician and botanist, received a pension of 100s. a year from William, earl of Salisbury, which was confirmed by Richard II. He wrote a list of herbs in Latin, French, and English, 'Synonyma de nominibus herbarum.' This manuscript was formerly part of the collection of F. Bernard; it is now in the Sloane Collection in the British Museum.

[Tanner's Bibl. Brit. 122; Catal. Sloane MSS. 232, 32.]

W. H.

Dictionary of National Biography, Errata (1904), p.35
N.B.— f.e. stands for from end and l.l. for last line

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