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Slensbay Early Origins



The surname Slensbay was first found in Yorkshire where they held a family seat from ancient times, some say long before the Norman Conquest in 1066.

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Slensbay Spelling Variations


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Slensbay Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Slingsby, Slingsbie and others.

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Slensbay Early History


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Slensbay Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Slensbay research. Another 187 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1300, 1565, 1631, 1628, 1631, 1563, 1634, 1565, 1631, 1628, 1631, 1602, 1658, 1st , 1621, 1690, 1662, 1680, 1660, 1691, 1693 and 1763 are included under the topic Early Slensbay History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Slensbay Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Slensbay Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of the family at this time include Sir William de Slingsby first recorded scion of the family; Sir Guylford Slingsby (1565-1631) English administrator, Comptroller of the Navy (1628 to 1631); Sir William Slingsby (1563-1634), was an English soldier who discovered the first spa water well in Harrogate, North Yorkshire; Sir...

Another 64 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Slensbay Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Slensbay In Ireland


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Slensbay In Ireland



Some of the Slensbay family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 117 words (8 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: Peter Slingsby settled in Virginia in 1655.

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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: Vincit liberavit
Motto Translation: Liberty will conquer


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    2. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    9. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    10. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
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    The Slensbay Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Slensbay 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 20 June 2012 at 09:47.

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