as Lords of the Manor. The Norman influence of English history dominated after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. The family name was first referenced in the 11th century when they held estates in that shire. They were descended from a Norman noble Tibetot (Thibaudeau) from Poitou who followed into
, probably invited by King Henry 1st. The stature of this noble cannot be questioned, his descendent being
Pain de Tibetot,(1308) later, Lord John de Tiptoft being elevated to the Earldom of Worcester in 1461. He may have been related to Walter of Worcester who signed the Magna Carta in 1214.
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of this family name include: Thibaudeau, Tibaudeau, Tibetot, Tiptoft, Tiptaft, Tiptod, Tipton and many more.