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n. - English botanist who was one of the first to collect specimens of plants (1570-1638).

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  • The collection, something of a sensation, came to be known as Tradescant's Ark and served as the nucleus of what is today the Ashmolean Museum at Oxford.
  • But plants were only part of the Tradescant collecting impulse.
  • Tradescant, the father, died an old man; Switzer, about 80; Sir Thomas
  • For the purpose, Tradescant designed siege trenches rather than knot gardens. for more
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