Early Origins of the Grimbaud family
Staffordshire where they held a family seat 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 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 Grimbaud family
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Grimbaud Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Grimbald, Grimble, Gribble, Grimball, Grimbell, Grimbaud and many more.
Early Notables of the Grimbaud family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Grimbaud family to the New World and Oceana
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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