norrois (c.1136-37)

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norrois (c.1136-37)

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[ FEW: 16,602b norþ; Gdf: 5,527c norois; GdfC: 10,208c norois; TL: 6,802 norois; DEAF: ; DMF:  norois; TLF:  norois; OED:  Norreis n. / Norroy n. / Norish a. / Norse n. and a.; MED:  Norrei n. / Norreis and pl.; DMLBS: 1929a Nordicus /1929c Norrensis /1930b northus ]
norais,  noreis,  noreys,  norois;  norrays,  norreis,  norreys,  norrey,  norzais  32r-v norzeis  32v  

The form norrey is an inferred singular form, which in the late fifteenth century produced the title of Norroy; see OED and MED entries for Norroy.


1geog.northern, from the north
( 1334 )  livere a dit viscounte clers (=Oxford students) surrois et norrois qe entre eux en contestz  ii 76
norrois rei d'armes
1lawNorroy, third of the Kings-of-Arms, having jurisdiction north of the river Trent
( 1338 )  Andreu Noreis Roy d'Armes de North  Norroy n. (etym.)
( 1480 )  Norrey Roy d'armes des partes du North  Norroy n.


1demonymnortherner, person from a northern region
( 1139-50; MS: s.xiiex ) Everwic [...] Chief est devers les Norreis; Cité est d’antiquitet  152
( 1280-1307; MS: s.xiv1 )  Soreys et Noreys i alaint de bon quer  311.863
( 1280-1307; MS: s.xiv1 )  Le roi Williame d'Escoce par mult graunt malice, Encountre sun serment, of sa fole sute, Hast par coup d'espeie Northumbreland destrute. Les Norreis de cea countre li combateient  479.181
demonymNorseman, Norwegian
( c.1136-37; MS: s.xiiex )  Daneis, Noreis tuz les ocist  5444
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii1 )  Quant unt les Noreis tuz occis, E tute la tere (=Northumbria) prof malmis, Deguerpir volent cest pais Que mult par esteit bel jadis  245
( s.xiii3/4; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  il conquistrent la seignurie sur les Bretuns e sur les Norreys de Norwaye e sur mainte autre nacion  20
( s.xiv2/3; MS: s.xivex )  Aloth, roy dé Norreys  2333
2lawNorroy, third of the Kings-of-Arms, having jurisdiction north of the river Trent
( MS: s.xv3/4 )  la partie de la marche des Clarenceux demanderont aux marches de Norzeis lequel a mieulx combatu et esté batu de la partie des Clarenceux  32v
norroise  north  Norweie  norweis 
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