Lodwyck History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Lodwyck family
The surname Lodwyck was first found in Hertfordshire 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 1221 when William de Lodwick held lands.
Early History of the Lodwyck family
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Lodwyck Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Lodwick, Ludwick, Ludwig, Lodwig, Lodwyck and many more.
Early Notables of the Lodwyck family (pre 1700)
Outstanding amongst the family at this time was Francis Lodwick (or Lodowick) (1619-1694), an English merchant living in London of Flemish origin. He was a pioneer of priori languages (known at that time as 'philosophical language'.) While he had no formal education, he was...
Migration of the Lodwyck family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..