Butler, Charles (1560–1647), philologist and apiarist, was born at High Wycombe in Buckinghamshire. He entered Magdalen Hall, Oxford, in 1579, and afterwards became a bible-clerk at Magdalen College, where he took his BA in 1584, and MA in 1587. After leaving the university he became rector of ...
A. H. Bullen
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J. S. Cotton
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D. J. Bryden
Gedde [Geddy], John (fl. 1647–1697), apiculturist, was born in St Andrews, Fife, the second son of Michael Geddy, bailie of St Andrews, and Catherine Avery. In 1649, two years into a four-year apprenticeship to William Henderson, writer to the signet, he was appointed steward clerk to the steward of ...
Huish, Robert (1777–1850), apiculturist and writer, son of Mark Huish of Nottingham, was born in the city and baptized at High Pavement Presbyterian Chapel there. After studying at Frankfurt am Main, where he acquired a good knowledge of German and French, he spent time in ...
Warder, Joseph (1654/5–1724), writer on bee-keeping, of unknown parentage, was living at Croydon, Surrey, about 1688. He married, on 9 April 1702, Rachel Hammon of Croydon. For over thirty years Warder practised as a physician, being an extra licentiate of the Royal College of Physicians...