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Belyn Early Origins



The surname Belyn was first found in Flintshire (Welsh: Sir y Fflint), a historic county, created after the defeat of the Welsh Kingdom of Gwynedd in 1284, and located in north-east Wales, where they held a family seat. The Celtic resistance north and south along the border of Wales and England was considerably increased after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The Normans met more resistance from the Welsh than in the rest of England. The Welsh fought from behind their hills and mountains and tenaciously held their ground. Finally, Edward 1st, to placate this founding nation, conferred the principality of Wales upon his eldest son, who became Edward II. This brought Wales into England as an equal while the King was alive, and integral part of the royal title when on the throne. Edward III confirmed and ll Princes of Wales were presented to the Welsh people at Caernarvon Castle. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Welsh surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 861 when Belyn held a family seat in Flint.

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Belyn Spelling Variations


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Belyn Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Belyn, Bellin, Belin, Bellyn, Bealing, Beeling, Belling, Beling, Bellings and many more.

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Belyn Early History


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Belyn Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Belyn research. Another 337 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1535, 1455, 1487, 1615, 1622, 1666, 1622, 1716, 1574, 1584, 1600, 1613 and 1677 are included under the topic Early Belyn History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Belyn Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Belyn Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 21 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Belyn Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Belyn In Ireland


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Belyn In Ireland



Some of the Belyn family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 99 words (7 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Edward Beeling, aged 22, who arrived at Ellis Island, in 1921; Frederick Bellings, aged 45, who arrived at Ellis Island from Vernon, B. c., in 1913; Maude C. Bellings, aged 42, who arrived at Ellis Island from Vernon, B.C., in 1913.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Davies, R. R. The Age of Conquest: Wales, 1063-1415. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000. Print.
    2. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    3. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    4. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Evans, Gwynfor. Wales: A History: 2000 Years of Welsh History. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-120-2).
    7. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-005-8).
    8. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    9. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
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    The Belyn Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Belyn 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.

    This page was last modified on 16 October 2013 at 15:36.

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