Methwold History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Methwold family
The surname Methwold was first found in Norfolk 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 13th century when they held estates in that county.
Early History of the Methwold family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Methwold research. Another 138 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1177, 1552, 1455, 1487, 1172 and 1612 are included under the topic Early Methwold History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Methwold Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Methold, Methwold, Withold, Withwold, Mythwold, Mytholl, Metholl, Methol, Mithol, Mitholl, Methoulde and many more.
Early Notables of the Methwold family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Methwold family to Ireland
Some of the Methwold family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 66 words (5 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Methwold 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..
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