- Boorde, Andrew
- (1490-1549)England. Author. He compiled an encyclopedia entitled The Fyrst Boke of the Introduction of Knowledge (1547). It had a chapter on Romani, which includes some of the earliest specimens of the language, probably collected in Calais.
Historical dictionary of the Gypsies . Donald Kenrick.
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Boorde, Andrew — ▪ English physician and author Boorde also spelled Borde born c. 1490, , Borde hill, Cuckfield, Sussex, Eng. died April 1549, Fleet Prison, London English physician and author of the first English guidebook to Europe. Boorde was… … Universalium
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Boorde, or Borde, Andrew — (1490? 1549) Traveller, b. near Cuckfield, Sussex, was brought up as a Carthusian, and held ecclesiastical appointments, then practised medicine at various places, including Glasgow, and was employed in various capacities by T. Cromwell. He… … Short biographical dictionary of English literature
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