a masculine name
Origin: Fr Aubri < Ger Alberich < OHG alb, elf + rihhi, ruler, realm: see Reich
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Aubrey, John 1626-97; Eng. biographer & antiquary
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, John 1626-1697.
English antiquarian and writer whose Brief Lives, published posthumously, contains character sketches of his notable friends, including Thomas Hobbes, John Milton, and Francis Bacon.