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Bodley, Sir Thomas

Line breaks: Sir Thomas Bod¦ley
Pronunciation: /ˈbɒdli
 
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Definition of Bodley, Sir Thomas in English:

1 ( 1545–1613), English scholar and diplomat. He refounded and greatly enlarged the Oxford University library, which was renamed the Bodleian in 1602.

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