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 1219 when Simon Eckhardi held estates in that shire.
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The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations
are common among early Anglo-Saxon
names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Eckett has been recorded under many different variations, including Eckhard, Echard, Eckert, Eckett and others.
Distinguished members of the family include Laurence Echard (circa 1670-1730) son of the Rev. Thomas Echard or Eachard of Barsham, Suffolk
, he was a British historian, best known for his "The... Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Eckett Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.