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  •  My English ancestors were Anglo-Norman. (4+ / 0-)

    As you go back further in the family tree, the name Cross becomes Crosse, then de Crosse, then del Cross. Henry del Crosse was born in 1175. But I certainly have many AS ancestors too, as the Normans assimilated to the native English.

    I love the Old English language. It's so different in exotic ways, Germanlike but not German.

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    by Kimball Cross on Mon Sep 09, 2013 at 05:34:34 AM PDT

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