Lower, Mark A (1860) Patronymica Britannica: a dictionary of the family names of the United Kingdom. London: J.R. Smith. Public Domain.
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The Dewes surname in historical dictionaries
Patronymica Britannica (1860)
DEWES. "Sir Simouds was grandchild unto Adrian D"ewes, descended of the ancient stem of Des Ewes des Eaux, the synonym of our English TCafrA' dynasts or lords of the dition of Kessel in the duchy of Gelderland, who came first thence when that province was wasted with civil war, in the beginning of king Henry the Eighth." Fuller's Worlliies iii. 195.