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 12th century when they held estates in that shire.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Edward Walter Skaggs, aged 27, who arrived at Ellis Island
, in 1904; Julia Skaggs, aged 57, who arrived at Ellis Island, in 1904; Mrs. C. P. Skaggs, who arrived at Ellis Island, in 1903.