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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Distinguished members of the family include Nicholas Eversfield, an English landowner and politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1624 and 1629; John Eversfield (c.1624-1678), an English politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1660 to 1661; Edward Eversfield (c.1618-c.1676), an... Another 44 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ersfield Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..