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 13th century seated at Danebridge.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dandridge research.Another 92 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1487, 1691, 1665, 1747 and 1710 are included under the topic Early Dandridge History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Distinguished members of the family include Bartholomew Dandridge (1691-?) English portrait painter whose portrait of Nathaniel Hooke, the historian, is in the National Portrait Gallery; and Joseph Dandridge... Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Dandridge Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.
Motto: In adversis etiam fide
Motto Translation: In adversity, the faith