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The ancient Anglo-Saxon culture once found in Britain is the soil from which the many generations of the Boorde family have grown. The name Boorde was given to a member of the family who was a a cottager, or one who boards.

Boorde Early Origins



The surname Boorde was first found in Sussex, where they held a family seat from ancient times, long before the Norman Conquest in 1066.

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Boorde Spelling Variations


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Boorde Spelling Variations



Sound was what guided spelling in the essentially pre-literate Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Also, before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Therefore, spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Boorde family name include Board, Borde, Bord, Boards and others.

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Boorde Early History


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Boorde Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Boorde research. Another 226 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1490 and 1549 are included under the topic Early Boorde History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Boorde Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Boorde Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 25 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Boorde Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland, the Canadas, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Early immigrants bearing the Boorde surname or a spelling variation of the name include : George Board who settled in Virginia in 1639; Jacob Board settled in Virginia in 1663; John Board settled in Virginia in 1774; Thomas Boards settled in Virginia in 1652..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Boorde (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Boorde (post 1700)



  • Thomas E. Boorde, American politician, Prohibition Candidate for U.S. Senator from Virginia, 1946
  • Andrew Boorde (1490-1549), English Carthusian monk

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Motto


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Motto



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: Perforatus
Motto Translation: Pierce.


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. 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. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    5. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    6. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    7. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    8. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
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    The Boorde Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Boorde 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 12 November 2015 at 10:48.

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