as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 12th century when they held estates in that shire.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Clarill research.Another 249 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1187, 1276, 1260, 1256, 1293, 1510, 1600, 1414, 1430, 1469, 1410 and 1422 are included under the topic Early Clarill History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
of this family name include: Clarel, Clarrel, Clarrell, Claryll, Claryl, Clarall, Clarril, Clearill, Clearell, Clarill, Claril, Clerill and many more.
Distinguished members of the family include Thomas Clarell, High Sheriff
in 1414; and Thomas Clarell, Vicar of Leeds from 1430 to 1469, and founder of the Clarell Chantry descended from the major Norman landholding family. His daughter Margaret Clarell married Sir John Fitzwilliam of Sprotborough in 1410... Another 48 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Clarill Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.