John Goodrich 1581/2-1651

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John GOODRICH or GOODRIDGE 1581/2-1651

Biographical Note

Son of John Goodrich, of Devon. BA Balliol College, Oxford 1602, MA 1606, fellow of Wadham College 1613, BMed 1619. Warden of Trinity Hospital, Greenwich; Gresham Professor of Rhetoric 1638.


Goodrich bequeathed the bulk of his library to Wadham College.


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