Genealogy Projects tagged with scabbards on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Tanners and Curriers

    TANNER, n. One whose occupation is to tan hides, or convert them into leather by the use of tan. Tanners might operate as a small business but most worked in tanneries, to tan the skins and hides of animals, converting them into leather. The leather was used primarily for making boots and shoes but doublets and jerkins were also made of leather.In ancient history, tanning was considered a noxio...