'bowdlerism' can also refer to...

Elizabeth Stuart Bowdler (1732—1797) religious writer

George Bowdler Buckton (1818—1905) entomologist

Henrietta Maria Bowdler (1750—1830) writer and literary editor

Jane Bowdler (1743—1784) poet and essayist

John Bowdler (1783—1815) religious writer

John Bowdler (1746—1823) Church of England layman and religious writer

Richard Bowdler Sharpe (1847—1909) ornithologist and museum curator

Sir Roland Lomax Bowdler Vaughan Williams (1838—1916) judge

Thomas Bowdler (1754—1825) writer and literary editor

Thomas the younger Bowdler (1782—1856) Church of England clergyman


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Henrietta Maria Bowdler (1753–1830), woman of letters and sermons, and her brother Thomas (1754–1825), physician and philanthropist, contributed their surname to the English language. The Bowdlers famously expurgated the works ...

Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945).

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