Schirrmeister, Schermeister, Schirmmeister

Sometimes just one character can make a great difference. In the case of the three words: Schirrmeister, Schirmmeister, and Schermeister the spelling varies like it is with nearly every word in the handwritten books and letters in medieval and renaissance times. In this article I present briefly the three occupations behind these words. Schirrmeister Schirmeister, Schirmaister,  Geschirrmeister The … Continue reading Schirrmeister, Schermeister, Schirmmeister