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 when they held estates in that shire.
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of this family name include: Peperell, Pepperell, Pepperel, Pipperell, Piperell, Peperall, Pepperall, Peperel, Piperel and many more.
Distinguished members of the family include Sir William Pepperrell (1696-1759), the 'hero of Louisburg,' an American colonial military commander, who was made a brigadier general in the British army in 1759. His... Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Peperall Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Alexander Pepperell, who came to America in 1698; Elizabeth Pepperell, who came to Barbados or Jamaica in 1700; John Pepperell, who settled in Nova Scotia in 1749.