Author Topic: 1605 Will for Marmaduke Scatchard of Otley  (Read 197 times)

Offline mezentia

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Re: 1605 Will for Marmaduke Scatchard of Otley
« Reply #9 on: Friday 08 October 21 19:36 BST (UK) »
Thanks everyone for your help. That's one down three more to go  :D
Anderson - Leics., Yorks.; Attwood - Worcs., Staffs.,  Salop; Baylis - Worcs.; Beach/Bache - Worcs., Staffs., Salop; Bills - Devon, Worcs.<br />Dovey - Worcs., Staff., Salop; Gill - Worcs.; Hampton - Worcs., Staffs.; Hancox/Hancocks - Worcs., Staffs.<br />Hill - Worcs., Staffs., Salop; Sherwood - Worcs., Staffs.; Stonyer - Worcs., Staff., Salop, Essex<br />Woodall - Worcs., Staffs.; Potter - Essex.

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Re: 1605 Will for Marmaduke Scatchard of Otley
« Reply #10 on: Monday 11 October 21 00:11 BST (UK) »
quie is now normally spelt quey.

The OED says it's now a Scottish, English regional (north midlands and northern), and Irish English (northern) word.  It defines it as: a young cow, esp. (formerly always) before it has had a calf; a heifer.