Reference Entry

Airay, Henry (1558x1560-1616), college head

Andrew Hegarty

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Airay, Henry (1558x1560-1616), college head, was born, probably at Kentmere, Westmorland, the son of William Airay (d. 1596?), who was either the brother-in-law or the favourite servant to Bernard Gilpin (1517-1583), the Apostle of the North, so called for his notable preaching and charitable activities. The Gilpin and Airay families ...

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