Early Origins of the Warrkwithy family
The surname Warrkwithy was first found in Northumberland
where they held a family seat
as Lords of the manor and Castle of Wark, from very ancient times, before the Norman Conquest
, and showed allegiance to the Bishop of Durham
. Henry Percy secured the Castle of Warkworth from Edward III in 1327. He was the Commander at Hallidon Hill and Nevill's Cross. Today Warkworth Castle is a ruined medieval building in Warkworth, Northumberland.
Early History of the Warrkwithy family
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Early Notables of the Warrkwithy family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family name during their early history was Lord Wark of Wark Castle; and John Warkworth DD (c.
1425-1500), Master of Peterhouse, Cambridge (1473-1500), and a chronicler of Edward IV. "He was a man of unknown origin. He has been supposed to be a native of the diocese of Durham
, and one John Warkworth, who... Another 56 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Warrkwithy Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Warrkwithy family to Ireland
Some of the Warrkwithy family moved to Ireland
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Migration of the Warrkwithy family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Wark who settled in Georgia in 1775; David Wark arrived in Pennsylvania in 1813; Alexander Wark arrived in Philadelphia in 1855; along with Archibald, John, James, Robert, Sam, and William..
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