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.
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of this family name include: Pulesdon, Pullesdon, Pulleston, Puleston, Pulliston, Polesdon, Pollison, Pulesden, Pulesdon, Puliston, Pullison, Pulsdon, Pulston, Pilson, Pillson and many more.
Distinguished members of the family include Hamlet Puleston or Puliston (1632-1662), an English political writer, born at Old Alresford, Hampshire
, son of Richard Puleston, and nephew of John Puleston. Hamlet's father was born in 1591 at... Another 36 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Pulis Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Roger Pullison, who was granted a land patent in Maryland in 1674-75; Edward Pilson, who arrived in New England
in 1679; Thomas Pilson, who was naturalized in Philadelphia in 1834..