Author Topic: 1656 burial extract 4  (Read 97 times)

Offline Janet Waterhouse

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1656 burial extract 4
« on: Tuesday 04 December 18 21:49 GMT (UK) »
Good evening,

just one word this time.

Translated as:

Hannah daughter of ? [Lord] Johannis Pickering who died 13th day of February.

Regards,

Janet

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Re: 1656 burial extract 4
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 05 December 18 04:12 GMT (UK) »
You are on the right track thinking Lord.

it is:  Dom:

The Latin for Lord is Dominus.

The ending should be genitive singular to match Johannis.

So:  Dom(ini)

...daughter of the Lord John...

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Re: 1656 burial extract 4
« Reply #2 on: Wednesday 05 December 18 07:55 GMT (UK) »
Good morning horselydown86,

thank you for confirming, with an explanation, the meaning of Dom in this context.

Regards,

Janet