Drulay History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Drulay family
The surname Drulay was first found in Bedfordshire (Old English: Bedanfordscir), located in Southeast-central England, formerly part of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Mercia, where they held a family seat 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 year 1176 when William Drewel held estates in that shire.
Early History of the Drulay family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Drulay research. Another 120 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1196, 1196, 1221, 1455, 1487, 1596, 1453, 1444, 1453, 1457, 1467 and 1503 are included under the topic Early Drulay History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Drulay Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Drewell, Drool, Druell, Droul, Drewle, Drule and others.
Early Notables of the Drulay family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Drulay family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Henry Drewel, who arrived in Missouri in 1848.
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