and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
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The name, Wansliss, occurred in many references, and from time to time, it was spelt Wandless, Wanless, Wanliss, Wanlace, Wanley, Wanlass, Wanles and many more.
The New World beckoned settlers from the Scottish-English borders. They sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. Some called them, less romantically, the "coffin ships." Among the early settlers bearing the Wansliss surname who came to North America were: Elizabeth Wanless landed in America in 1750.