Grimbald History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Grimbald family
The surname Grimbald was first found in Staffordshire where the family name was first referenced in the year 1086 when Grimbaldus held a family seat in that shire. Saint Grimbald (Grimwald) (820?-903) was a Benedictine monk at the Abbey of Saint Bertin near Saint-Omer, France. He was invited by Alfred to England but declined the Diocese of Canterbury. His son, King Edward the Elder appointed him abbot of the New Minster at Winchester and he died in the year of its dedication. 
Early History of the Grimbald family
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Grimbald Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Grimbald, Grimble, Gribble, Grimball, Grimbell, Grimbaud, Grimbalde, Grimald and many more.
Early Notables of the Grimbald family (pre 1700)
Distinguished members of the family include Nicholas Grimald, Grimalde or Grimoald (1519-1562), English poet, born in Huntingdonshire in 1519, probably son of Giovanni Baptista Grimaldi, a clerk in...
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Migration of the Grimbald family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: settlers, who arrived along the eastern seaboard, from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands.
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- ^ Smith, George (ed), Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1885-1900. Print