Early Origins of the Cambynd family
Leicestershire, where they held a family seat from very early times and were granted lands by Duke William of Normandy, their liege Lord, for their distinguished assistance at the Battle of Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Cambynd family
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Cambynd Spelling Variations
Scotland spelled names by sound rather than any set of rules, so an enormous number of spelling variations exist in names of that era. Cambynd has been spelled Champagne, Champaign, Champaigne, Champane, Champayne, Champigne and many more.
Early Notables of the Cambynd family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Cambynd family to the New World and Oceana
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: James Champagne, who came to Virginia in 1705; and Nicholas Champaigne who settled in Maryland in 1725.
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