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.The family name was first referenced in the year 1288 when Maud Plank held estates in that shire.
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of this family name include: Plank, Planke, Planck, Planche, Planch, Planque, de Planque and many more.