Burhmann


Burhmann
A townsman or burgher, as in *ASC.

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  • burhmann — m ( es/ menn) citizen …   Old to modern English dictionary

  • Burhwara — An inhabitant of a *burh, as in *ASC. In *DB the Latin term used for such a person was burgensis. Town dwellers or countrymen, the burhwaru were still robust: in ASC 994, the burhwaru of London inflicted more harm and injury than Sweyn and his… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Burgwara — An inhabitant of a *burh, as in *ASC. In *DB the Latin term used for such a person was burgensis. Town dwellers or countrymen, the burhwaru were still robust: in ASC 994, the burhwaru of London inflicted more harm and injury than Sweyn and his… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Borrowman — Recorded in various spellings including Barrowman, Borrowman, Bowerman, Burkman, Burman, and others, this is an English surname, but one also well recorded in Scotland. It derives from the Olde English pre 7th Century burhmann , meaning… …   Surnames reference

  • Burkman — This unusual surname is a variant of Burkman, which is of Anglo Saxon origin, and is derived from the Middle English (1200 1500) burghman, borughman , from the Olde English pre 7th Century burhmann , meaning inhabitant of a (fortified) town ; the …   Surnames reference

  • Burman — This unusual surname is a variant of Burkman, which is of Anglo Saxon origin, and is derived from the Middle English (1200 1500) burghman, borughman , from the Olde English pre 7th Century burhmann , meaning inhabitant of a (fortified) town ; the …   Surnames reference


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