Ancestors of a 21st century British family

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  • ID: I20340
  • Name: Aslorsus Essulf
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1090
  • Death: AFT 1189
  • Note: 1

    Essulf had four sons who were given the second name or surname, Thornhill. In 1100 a law was passed in England that every person must have a second name, here the topographical name derived from the place of birth, Thornhill and Tong was chosen by Essulf. The manor of Shelf, north-east of Halifax was granted to the Thornhill family. This occurred after the 2nd Earl Warrene's [d. 1138] tenure of the Wakefield Manor, for he had been previously granted the Shelf Manor.
  • _UID: 608A6D9F99DD4A0A9CEB8DF4042737618BBB
  • Change Date: 4 MAR 2005

    Father: Ulf b: ABT 1075

    Marriage 1 Spouse Unknown
      1. Has Children Jordan Fitzessulf de Thornhill

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