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  • Edwin Land, Dr. (1909 - 1991)
    American scientist and inventor, best known as the co-founder of the Polaroid Corporation. Among other things, he invented inexpensive filters for polarizing light, a practical system of in-camera inst...
  • Frank S. Land, Founder of the Order of DeMolay (1890 - 1959)
    a Grave Birth: Jun. 21, 1890 Death: Nov. 8, 1959 From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Frank Sherman "Dad" Land (June 21, 1890–November 8, 1959) was the Founder of the Order of DeMolay. A...
  • Tiit Land
    Tiit Land (sündinud 25. septembril 1964) on eesti biokeemik. Ta on 2011. aastast Tallinna Ülikooli rektor. Ta lõpetas aastal 1989 Tartu Riikliku Ülikooli füüsika-keemiateaduskonna. Aastatel 1990–1994 o...
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Hello Surname-Land, Little is known about the Surname-Land Prior to the year 1066 at which time it was mentioned in the Bat tle of Hasting 1066. It has now been proven that the Land family that is in England (Yorkshire area)(Kent area), Thomas Land born 1535 --- His ancestry family came from Normandy along with Duke William of Normandy and helped in the Battle of Hasting in the year 1066, where as Duke William gave his Liege Land that he conquered. Also the earliest Surname-Land Trace due to DNA places the Surname Land DNA of Thomas Lan d and his Descendents as Viking Blood from Normandy.Prior to year 1066 There was no mention of the Surname-Land, but afterwards the Surname-Land was Found from Kent, England up to Yorkshire. Thi s Info comes from = http://www.houseofnames.com/land-family-crest Also the name Surname-Land is a topographical reference to: Dweller of the Launde. Which Launde can be found in East Norton, Leicestershire England where as a Parrish called Launde-Abbey . Info comes fro m = http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Launde and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Launde_Abbey Launde-Abbey was at one time Taken by Thomas Cromwell (King Henry VIII's chief minister responsible for the dissolution of the monasteries) in the 1500s and set it aside for himself rather than giving it to Kin g Henry VIII. It is thought to believe at this time is where the Surname-Launde and Surname-Land came abo ut as it is noted Families Changed their Spelling of their Surname alot. A few of these are noted as: Launde, Lan de, Lands and Land. If true, then it could be assumed that Sir Thomas Cromwell took Launde-Abbey from A Sur name-Land Ancestry member around 1540s It is also Noted that the Surname-Land held a Family Seat (Lordship)in Duke William of Normandy's (al so known as: William The conqueror)court. Info from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_the_Conqueror In 1086 King William ordered a survey of all Land owned in England, Later this became known as The Doomsday Book. Info from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Domesday_Book and in 1873 it was used to return Land to its rightful own ers, Thus being renamed as the Modern Doomsday. Inf o from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Return_of_Owners_of_Land,_1873 Where it mentions the house of Lords (Fa mily Seats) that King William of Normandy setup using his Lords and Liege from year 1066 Battle of hasting and where it mentions the first ever Surname-Land in England. This Info comes from= http://www.houseofnames.com/land-family-crest . In the 14th Century, When Queen Isabella over thrown King Edward ii, there was one of her Knights with the Name Sir Thomas Land Where as Sir Thomas Launde Requested sanctua ry in the Kingsbridge montisiery due to knowledge of Queen

Isabella's having King Edward slain instead of keeping him Imprisioned as her son "The newly Crowned King ordered. I hope this has helped all the Decendents of Thomas Land year 1535 in knowing alittle more about our Sur name-Land. As for the Viking bloodline and DNA tests done, I know this, as I am a direct Male decendent of Thomas Land year 1535 and have had my DNA tested. I recommend all Direct Male Decendents do the same, as this helps link us to our Ancestry and to their decendents. Good luck in your efforts in searching for your Linage and a hello to all those that have found that There is more to The Surname-Land and how the Land Coat of Arms came about. Yours truely, Jerry DeWayne Land