Dudley



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.”.
Contemporary Examples

Plugging the Hole in BP Tom Bower July 25, 2010
BP’s Worthless CEO Shuffle Rick Outzen July 25, 2010
Don’t Count Mitt Romney Out of the 2012 GOP Nomination Battle Yet Howard Kurtz December 11, 2011
Facebook’s Organ-Donor Option Sounds Good, but Should We Be Paranoid About Privacy? Kent Sepkowitz May 1, 2012
Craig Ferguson’s 10 Favorite Comedy Moments Craig Ferguson, The Daily Beast Video May 19, 2009

Historical Examples

The Valet’s Tragedy and Other Stories Andrew Lang
Polly of Lady Gay Cottage Emma C. Dowd
The Man from Jericho Edwin Carlile Litsey
Polly of Lady Gay Cottage Emma C. Dowd
The Knight of the Golden Melice John Turvill Adams

noun
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)
noun
Robert. See (Earl of) Leicester

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