and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
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The name Erringdent, appeared in many references, and from time to time, the surname was spelt Errington, Erringden, Erington and others.
Notable amongst the family name during their early history was The Blessed George Errington of Hurst Castle (died 1596), English Roman Catholic layman and martyr; Francis Errington (1665-1699), a papist of the landed gentry branch of Walwick Grange, Northumberland; and his... Another 40 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Erringdent Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
The New World beckoned as many of the settlers in Ireland
, known as the Scotch/Irish, became disenchanted. They sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. Some called them, less romantically, the "coffin ships." Amongst the early settlers who could be considered kinsmen of the Erringdent family, or who bore a variation of the surname Erringdent were Abraham Errington who settled in Charleston Massachusetts in 1630; Thomas Errington settled in Salem Massachusetts in 1635; Richard Errington settled in Virginia in 1642..