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The surname Shure was first found in Derbyshire at Mickleover where they held a family seat from ancient times, some say before the Norman Conquest in 1066 A.D. Mickleover, at the time of the taking of the Domesday Book in 1086, was held by Burton Abbey.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Shoore, Shore, Sure and others.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Shure research. Another 165 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1445, 1527, 1662, 1752 and 1711 are included under the topic Early Shure History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 123 words (9 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Shure Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Shure Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Shure Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
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: Perimus licitis
Motto Translation: We perish by what is lawful.
The Shure Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Shure 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.
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