Malouverer History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The name Malouverer was brought to England by the Normans when they conquered the country in 1066. It comes from the name Mauleverer, which at the time of the Norman Conquest, was the name of a noble Norman family.

Early Origins of the Malouverer family

The surname Malouverer was first found in the North Riding of Yorkshire where they held a family seat at Arncliffe Hall. They are descended from Sir Richard Mauleverer who accompanied Duke William of Normandy in his conquest of England in 1066 A.D. He was appointed master of the forests, chases, and parks north of the river Trent. Allerton-Mauleverer in the West Riding of Yorkshire was an ancient family seat. "This place obtained its distinguishing name from the family of Mauleverer, one of whom, named Richard, in the reign of Henry II. founded here an alien priory of Benedictine monks." [1] "The lands [of Ingleby Arncliffe in the West Riding of Yorkshire] are chiefly the property of William Mauleverer, Esq., the descendant of the Norman Baron who came over with the Conqueror from Normandy, and whose family have continued here since that period." [1]

Important Dates for the Malouverer family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Malouverer research. Another 102 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1599, 1655, 1640 and 1649 are included under the topic Early Malouverer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Malouverer Spelling Variations

Before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Sound was what guided spelling in the Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Malouverer family name include Mauleverer, Malouverer, Maleverer, Malleverer and many more.

Early Notables of the Malouverer family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Malouverer family

To escape the political and religious chaos of this era, thousands of English families began to migrate to the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. The passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe; however, those who made the voyage safely were encountered opportunities that were not available to them in their homeland. Many of the families that reached the New World at this time went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations of the United States and Canada. Research into various historical records has revealed some of first members of the Malouverer family to immigrate North America: Jonathon Mauleverer who landed in North America in 1700.

Citations

  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
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