William Somner

Died aged c. 63

William Somner (1598–1669) was an English antiquarian scholar, the author of the first dictionary of the Anglo-Saxon language.

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William Somner, 1606-1669. Born here, Antiquary: compiler of first anglo-saxon dictionary

Lullingstone House, 5 Castle Street, Canterbury, United Kingdom where they was born (1606)