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.
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of this family name include: Drewell, Drool, Druell, Droul, Drewle, Drule and others.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Henry Drewel, who arrived in Missouri in 1848.