- Robert, 1st Earl of Leicester,1532?–88, British statesman and favorite of Queen Elizabeth.
- Thomas,1576–1653, English governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony, 1634–35, 1640–41, 1645–46, 1650–51.
- a borough in West Midlands, central England, near Birmingham.
- a male given name: from an Old English placename meaning “dry field.”
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“College and high school blood drives account for as much as 20 percent of blood drives during the school year,” Dudley explained.
“Type in your ZIP code and blood drives close to you will come up,” Dudley said.
And while there now are blood reserves lining hospital shelves, Dudley said the nonprofit is hastily approaching a crisis.
Dudley ‘Tal’ Stokes, founding member of the team, answers questions on what really happened.
With this step, we are embracing a new phase of Dudley Do-Right behavior—one proctored by computers.Facebook’s Organ-Donor Option Sounds Good, but Should We Be Paranoid About Privacy?
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They were still sitting in silence when Mrs. Dudley came in.
Mrs. Dudley smiled sympathetically, but offered no direct assistance.
Richard Morrow was wise when in his extremity he turned to Dr. Dudley.
Mrs. Dudley drew her down for a kiss and a “Polly, darling!”
This piece of news was the foremost topic at the Dudley dinner-table.
- a town in W central England, in Dudley unitary authority, West Midlands: wrought-iron industry. Pop: 194 919 (2001)
- a unitary authority in W central England, in West Midlands. Pop: 304 800 (2003 est). Area: 98 sq km (38 sq miles)
- Robert. See (Earl of) Leicester
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