Whittawer

A white tawyer; known in Latin as tannator albus. -

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  • whittawer — whit·taw·er …   English syllables

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  • Tawyer, white — Whittawer A craftsman who prepared and dressed leather without recourse to tannin hence the use of white . Instead of tannin, he would use a mixture of alum and salt. The result was a pale or white, soft leather. Cf. Taw …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • John Shakespeare — (born c. 1530 ndash; September 1601) was a glover and whittawer (someone who worked with white leather), farmer and later an alderman in Stratford upon Avon. He was the father of William Shakespeare. As with his son William, only a limited amount …   Wikipedia

  • John Shakespeare — (* um 1530 in Snitterfield bei Stratford upon Avon; begraben 8. September 1601 in Stratford upon Avon) war der Vater von William Shakespeare. John Shakespeare – zeitgenössisch meist „Shakspere“ geschrieben – wurde um 1530 als Sohn von Richard… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • whittaw — noun see whittawer …   Useful english dictionary

  • whitawer — whitawer, whitawyer see whittawer …   Useful english dictionary

  • whitawyer — whitawer, whitawyer see whittawer …   Useful english dictionary

  • white-tawer — see whittawer …   Useful english dictionary

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