Wyndebank History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Wyndebank family
The surname Wyndebank was first found in Lancashire where they held a family seat 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 year 1300 when Henry de Wyndebank held estates in that shire.
Early History of the Wyndebank family
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Wyndebank Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Winbank, Windibank, Windebank, Wyndebank, Wyndibank, Windebanke, Wyndybank, Wyndybanke, Wyndebanke, Winnebank, Whinbank, Whinback and many more.
Early Notables of the Wyndebank family (pre 1700)
Distinguished members of the family include Sir Francis Windebank (1582-1646), an English politician, Secretary of State under Charles I; and his fifth son, John Windebank (1618-1704), an English doctor of medicine who was admitted an honorary fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in 1680 and was buried in Westminster Abbey.
Sir Thomas Windebank, 1st Baronet (born c. 1612), was Member of Parliament for Wootton...
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Migration of the Wyndebank family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: settlers who were recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..