by Mari ingen Briain meic Donnchada (Kathleen M. O'Brien)
© 2002-2012 by Kathleen M. O'Brien. All rights reserved.
Version 1.4, updated 29 May 2013
|"A maker of slays', ME sleȝe, sleye, slay(e) 'an instrument used in weaving to beat up the weft', 'a weaver's reed or shuttle'.
Formerly more common, but now apparently extinct, was Slaywright" (Reaney & Wilson, p. 413 s.n. Slaymaker)|
"Occup. 'the slaywright,' one who manufactured slays; v. Slaymaker." (Bardsley, p. 696 s.n. Slaywright)
|Robert||le||Sleywrihte||1334||Reaney & Wilson (p. 413 s.n. Slaymaker)|
|Reginald||Slaywright||1 Edw. III [1327-1328]||Bardsley (p. 696 s.n. Slaywright)|
|William||Slywright||1 Mary [1553-1554]||Bardsley (p. 696 s.n. Slaywright)|
|Margery||Slewright||1576||Bardsley (p. 696 s.n. Slaywright)|
|Thomas||Sliwright, or Slywright||1589||Bardsley (p. 696 s.n. Slaywright)|
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