as Lords of the Manor in the West Riding. 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 shire about the 13th century.
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The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations
are common among early Anglo-Saxon
names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Hazlegrove has been recorded under many different variations, including Hazlegrove, Hazelgrave, Hazelgrove, Hezzlegrove, Haselgrave, Hezzlegreave, Hesselgrave and many more.