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Where did the English Woodville family come from? What is the English Woodville family crest and coat of arms? When did the Woodville family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Woodville family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Woodvile, Woodville, Woodwell, Woodwill and others.
First found in Northampton where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 14th century in that shire.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Woodville research. Another 276 words(20 lines of text) covering the years 1426, 1437, 1455, 1466, 1469, 1487, and 1618 are included under the topic Early Woodville History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 35 words(2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Woodville Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Woodville Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
Woodville Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Woodville Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Woodville Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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