, where this distinguished family was anciently seated at Gros, a village and seigneurie in the department of Eure in the canton of Amfreville. The first on record was about 1066 when Odon leGros was accused of the murder of Gilbert, Count of Brionne, although another historian ascribes the murder to an entirely different person.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Elie Legros, who settled in Quebec in 1738 from Guyenne; Joseph Legros arrived in Quebec in 1690 from Normandy
. In Newfoundland, the name was predominantly Legrow, and John Legrow settled in Broad Cove in 1776.