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Playdell Early Origins



The surname Playdell was first found in Wiltshire where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Playdell Spelling Variations


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Playdell Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Pleydell, Playdell and others.

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Playdell Early History


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Playdell Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Playdell research. Another 141 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1601, 1693, 1660, 1689, 1640, 1644, 1st , 1693 and 1768 are included under the topic Early Playdell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Playdell Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Playdell Early Notables (pre 1700)



Distinguished members of the family include Sir Charles Pleydell of Midgehall, Wiltshire; John Pleydell (c 1601-1693), an English politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1660 and 1689...

Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Playdell Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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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: Francis Sheridan Pleydell arrived in Philadelphia in 1874.

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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: Imitari quam invidere
Motto Translation: To imitate rather than envy.


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Playdell Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    2. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    3. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    4. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    6. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    9. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Playdell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Playdell Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 17 August 2012 at 10:17.

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