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Fitz'randolph History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Fitz'randolph family


The surname Fitz'randolph was first found in Yorkshire where one of the first records of the name was found at Middleham. "About the year 1190, a splendid castle was built here by Robert Fitz-Ranulph, in which, according to Stowe, Falconbridge, a partisan of Henry VI., was beheaded in 1471; though Speed says he was executed at Southampton. " [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

Early History of the Fitz'randolph family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Fitz'randolph research.
Another 125 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1200, 1632, 1703, 1684, 1621, 1678, 1650, 1711, 1698 and 1172 are included under the topic Early Fitz'randolph History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Fitz'randolph Spelling Variations


Multitudes of spelling variations are a hallmark of Anglo Norman names. Most of these names evolved in the 11th and 12th century, in the time after the Normans introduced their own Norman French language into a country where Old and Middle English had no spelling rules and the languages of the court were French and Latin. To make matters worse, medieval scribes spelled words according to sound, so names frequently appeared differently in the various documents in which they were recorded. The name was spelled FitzRandolph, FitzRandolf, FetzRandolff, FitzRandulf, Randolph and many more.

Early Notables of the Fitz'randolph family (pre 1700)


Outstanding amongst the family at this time was Edward Randolph (1632-1703), an English colonial administrator who suggested Charles II revoke the charter of the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1684 was accordingly a leading figure in...
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Migration of the Fitz'randolph family to Ireland


Some of the Fitz'randolph family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Fitz'randolph family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Fitz'randolph Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Dr. FitzRandolph U.E. who settled in Sissiboo [Weymouth], Nova Scotia c. 1784 list on the Muster Roll at Gulliver's Hole [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. David FitzRandolph U.E. who settled in Sissiboo [Weymouth], Nova Scotia c. 1784 list on the Muster Roll at Gulliver's Hole [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. Robert Fitzrandolph U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1784 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Contemporary Notables of the name Fitz'randolph (post 1700)


  • Casey J. FitzRandolph (b. 1975), American bronze medalist speedskater at the World Sprint Championships (1997)
  • Joan Fitz-Randolph, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 1996 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Citations


  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
  2. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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