Seneschal History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Seneschal family
The surname Seneschal was first found in Corwall where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor of Trenthic. Cornwall was a land set apart, a land of mystique and quaint customs, more strongly related to Brittany and Wales than to England. It was not until the 10th century that they submitted to the Saxon rule of England. Since then, their influence has moved east into Devon, Somerset and Dorset.
Important Dates for the Seneschal family
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Seneschal Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Senchall, Senschal, Seneschal, Seneschall, Senchell, Senskell, Senskill, Sencile and many more.
Early Notables of the Seneschal family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Seneschal 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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