The saga of the name Jewry begins with the people of the Pictish clans. Jewry was a name for a person who held the office of
from very early times.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Jewry research.Another 299 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1260, 1296, 1464, 1519, 1526, 1564, 1555, 1616, 1596 and 1680 are included under the topic Early Jewry History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Scribes in the Middle Ages did not have access to a set of spelling rules. They spelled according to sound, the result was a great number of spelling variations
. In various documents, Jewry has been spelled Durie, Durray, Doray, Dorie, Durrie and others.
Some of the Jewry family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland
is included in all our PDF Extended History products
and printed products wherever possible.