Dudley: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (dud'lē), [key]
- 1532?–88, British statesman and favorite of Queen Elizabeth.
- 1576–1653, English governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony, 1634–35, 1640–41, 1645–46, 1650–51.
- a borough in West Midlands, central England, near Birmingham. 300,700.
- a male given name: from an Old English placename meaning “dry field.”