Early Origins of the Leggitt family
Buckinghamshire, where they held a family seat from very early times and were granted lands by Duke William of Normandy, their liege Lord, for their distinguished assistance at the Battle of Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Leggitt family
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Leggitt Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Legat, Leggat, Leggatt, Leggate, Legatt, Legget, Liggat, Ligget, Liggett and many more.
Early Notables of the Leggitt family (pre 1700)
Essex, an English politician, appointed Sheriff, Essex and Hertfordshire for...
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Migration of the Leggitt family to Ireland
Some of the Leggitt family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Leggitt family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Leggitt Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Leggitt Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
The Leggitt Motto
The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.
Motto: Jesus hominum salvatore
Motto Translation: Jesus. The savior of mankind.
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