and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
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Scribes in Medieval Scotland
spelled names by sound rather than any set of rules, so an enormous number of spelling variations
exist in names of that era. Brocklebank has been spelled Brocklebank, Bricklebank and others.
The number of Strathclyde Clan
families sailing for North America increased steadily as the persecution continued. In the colonies, they could find not only freedom from the iron hand of the English government, but land to settle on. The American War of Independence
allowed many of these settlers to prove their independence, while some chose to go to Canada as United Empire Loyalists. Scots played essential roles in the forging of both great nations. Among them:
Brocklebank Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- John Brocklebank who settled in Massachusetts in 1630
- Samuel Brocklebank, who settled in Massachusetts in 1630
- Samuel Brocklebank, who arrived in Rowley, Massachusetts in 1676 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
Brocklebank Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Jonathan Brocklebank, who settled in New England in 1736
Brocklebank Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
- George Brocklebank, aged 33, a labourer, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Berar" in 1873
- Mary J. Brocklebank, aged 30, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Berar" in 1873
- George Brocklebank, aged 8, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Berar" in 1873
- William Brocklebank, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Berar" in 1873
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: Pro patria
Motto Translation: For my country.