Show Summary Details

Page of
PRINTED FROM Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. © Oxford University Press, 2018. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single article in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy).

Bowrey, Thomaslocked

(d. 1713)
  • Margaret R. Hunt

Extract

Bowrey, Thomas (d. 1713), merchant and compiler of the first Malay–English dictionary, is of obscure origins. It may be that he was the son of one Thomas Bowrey of Wapping, Middlesex, mariner, and he was certainly kin to some of the Wapping Bowreys...

You do not currently have access to this article

Login

Please login to access the full content.

Subscribe

Access to the full content requires a subscription

Guildhall Library, London
, Church of Jesus Christ of the Latterday Saints