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Rudyerd, John (fl. 1703–1709), builder of the second Eddystone lighthouse

James Hodge.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Engineering and Technology; Environmental Science, Engineering, and Technology; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 425 words.

Rudyerd, John (fl. 1703–1709), builder of the second Eddystone lighthouse, was one of a large and poor family. Little is known of his origins, except that he was born in Cornwall, probably...