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 13th century when they held estates in that shire.
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of this family name include: Dwight, Dwite, Dwit, Dweight, Dwyte, Dight and others.
Distinguished members of the family include John Dwight (1628-1703), generally considered the first distinguished English potter, his work can be found today in the British Museum and the Victoria and... Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Dight Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.