Vires History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Vires family
The surname Vires was first found in the Isle of France.
Some of the family ventured to England shortly after the Conquest. There we find "in 1199, Warin de Virune of Northamptonshire occurring in the Rotuli Curiae Regis. Ralph Werune, in 1279, witnesses an acceptance of one virgate of land from the Knights Templars by Roger de Oseney. Richard de Werun held of the Honour of Ferrers 24 Ed. I.-Nichols' Leicestershire." 
Early History of the Vires family
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Vires Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Veron, Veronneau, Veroneau, Vair, Ver, Vairel, Vairet, Vérel, Véret, Verlet, Véret, Vairon, Véron and many more.
Early Notables of the Vires family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family was John Véron (d. 1563), French Protestant controversialist, born at or near Sens. "He studied at Orleans in 1534, and about 1536 settled in England, for his letters of denisation, 2 July 1544, state that he had been eight years in that country, that he had been a student at Cambridge." 
François Véron (c.1575-1649), was a French...
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Migration of the Vires family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: 160 individuals who arrived from France onto Canadian shores between 1600 and 1900. Most came during the nineteenth century, but a few immigrated earlier, such as Jean Veron, who married in Duquet, Quebec in 1646.
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- ^ Cleveland, Dutchess of The Battle Abbey Roll with some Account of the Norman Lineages. London: John Murray, Abermarle Street, 1889. Print. Volume 3 of 3
- ^ Smith, George (ed), Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1885-1900. Print