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 13th century when this distinguished family held estates.
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of this family name include: Tichenor, Ticknor, Titchner, Tiknor, Tikner, Titchener, Tycknor, Tyckner, Tytchener and many more.
Distinguished members of the family include John Tutchin (c.1660-1707), a radical Whig controversialist and gadfly English journalist. He was probably born in Hampshire
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Martin Tichenor, who settled in New Haven, CT in 1644; Henry Tichenor, who arrived in New York in 1838; Stephen W. Tichenor, who settled in Galveston, TX in 1839.