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Maurrois Early Origins



The surname Maurrois was first found in Champagne, where the family has been traced to ancient times. Pierre Maury (c.1282-1324) was a shepherd in the Comté de Foix known for his depositions to Bishop Jacques Fournier who was hunting for Cathar heretics. He plays a prominent role in the French historian Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie's study "Montaillou, village occitan de 1294 ŕ 1324."

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Maurrois Early History


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Maurrois Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Maurrois research. Another 343 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1444, 1665, 1700, 1718, 1748, 1775, and 1885 are included under the topic Early Maurrois History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Maurrois Spelling Variations


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Maurrois Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Mauroy, Mauroys, Mauroit, Mauroits, Mauroi, Mauroie, Mauroies, Maurroy, Maurroys, Maurroit, Maurroits, Maurroi, Maurroie, Maurroies, de Mauroy and many more.

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Maurrois Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Maurrois Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: I. Mauroy who settled in San Francisco with his wife and two children in 1852.

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Motto


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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: Dampne n'es pas
Motto Translation: Damned are not


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