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 they held lands.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Robert Whitrow, who came to Maryland in 1671; Benjamin Whitrowe, who arrived in South Carolina in 1726; and Nathaniel Whiterow, who settled in New York in 1824..