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Riters Early Origins



The surname Riters was first found in Cheshire where they held a family seat from early times. The family name Riters appeared on the early census rolls taken by the Kings of Britain, shortly after the Norman invasion, to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Riters Spelling Variations


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Riters Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Rutter, Ruttery, Rutty and others.

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Riters Early History


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Riters Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Riters research. Another 146 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1697, 1775, 1687, 1730, 1720 and 1727 are included under the topic Early Riters History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Riters Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Riters Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 47 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Riters Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Riters In Ireland


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Riters In Ireland



Some of the Riters family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 78 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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: John Rutter settled in New England in 1638; Thomas Rutter arrived in Barbados in 1635; Daniel Rutter settled in Barbados in 1685; Thomas Rutter arrived in Maryland in 1716.

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Riters Historic Events


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Riters Historic Events




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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: Melitae amor
Motto Translation: Love of Malta.


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    3. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    8. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    9. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    10. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
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    The Riters Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Riters 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 23 August 2016 at 08:28.

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