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Gerard, John

(jĕr`ärd, jərärd`), 1545–1612, English botanist and barber-surgeon. He compiled a catalog (1596) of the plants in his garden, the first of its kind to be published in England. He is best known for his Herball (1597), largely an adaptation of other works to which he added bits of folklore and some original observations.
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Devoted and much loved Dad to Mary, William, Bernadette, Eileen, Gerard, John, Patricia and Clare.
She is survived by her siblings, Gerard, John Paul, Thomas, Joseph, Bernadette, Mary, Gabriel and Bartholomew Beirne; maternal grandmother, Catherine Olohan of Stow; paternal grandmother, Nuala Beirne of Ireland; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
From sons Gerard, John and Michael, Helen, Stephen and Clare.
More significant is the omission of the Victorian John Gerard, John Morris, and Leo Hicks whose early publications fall within the monograph's parameters.
Monday, September 21 at Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, NYU, with Jagdish Bhagwati, Douglas Irwin, Ambassador Susan Schwab, Leo Gerard, John MacArthur & Jeff Madrick
She is survived by her loving siblings, Gerard, John Paul, Thomas, Joseph, Bernadette, Mary, Gabriel, & Bartholomew Beirne, maternal grandmother, Catherine Olohan of Stow; paternal grandmother Nuala Beirne of Ireland; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.