- John . 1570–1638, English botanist and gardener to Charles I. He introduced many plants from overseas into Britain
- his son, John . 1608–62, English naturalist and gardener, who continued his father's work
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Examples from the Web for tradescant
Mrs. Tradescant, the Rector's wife, was standing in the hall.
I'm sure I don't know what Mrs. Tradescant will think of me.'
The head and leg at Oxford are the sole remains of Tradescant's dodo.
The brothers Tradescant brought samples of the curious material to Europe about the middle of the 17th century.
And further: 'My first boatful of books, which were carried to Mrs. Tradescant's, were brought back to the Temple.'The Book-Hunter in London