Ray, John


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Ray, John

(1627–1705) English naturalist, regarded as the founder of British natural history, who originated natural botanical classification and the division of flowering plants into monocotyledons and dicotyledons. The Ray Society is named after him.
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Windows is a classic piano trio album by Tim Ray, John Lockwood, and Mark Walker, performing some of the most beloved piano trio standards plus a pair of original compositions (Ray's "Joy" and Lockwood's "12 x 7").
Much loved Mum of David, Bill, Ray, John and Michael and will be dearly missed by all her family.
Keep an eye out for the likes of Dame Edna Everage, Al Murray, Linda Robson, Adil Ray, John Thomson and Warwick Davis among those offering their thoughts, which are bound to strike a chord with many of us.
Lions' efforts came courtesy of Callum Hood, Thomas Ray, John Jones and Dylan Anderson.
The McDermott Family: John, Mabel, Ray, John, Bev; Maureen & Tom, Paul & Barbara$50