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About the Marchant surname

1182 Baschard d'Avesnes, Oizy Namur Belgium, married in March 1212 Marguerite-Countess of Flanders & Hainault who was born June 2 1202 @ Valenciennes Nord-France; and, died Feb 12 1280; and, their son Jean was married in Sept of 1246!

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April 1218-Dec 24 1257 Jean 1 d'Avesnes, Count of Flanders, brother of Baudouin-1219-April 10 1295, married Aleida (Alice) Countess of Holland who was the daughter of MATHILDE, PRINCESS OF BRABART, Hertogeubosch, Netherlands and FLORIS IV - Count of Holland...(m=Dec 6, 1224)!

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View site by internet re Aleida; Wm II, Count of Holland; Floris; Margaretha, Countess of Holland; Machteld! Jean II 1246 to August 22 1304......Allan de Marchan de Preudhomme & Trude de Poele; BERTRAM de Marchan; JEAN BAPTISTE MARCHAND (t)...... Wm Marchant & sons - Our Ancestor - Myles & his brother John Marchant/Eva Cominge-Somerset UK........

Marchant = Old Latin/French Name that dates back to The September Landing of The Norman Fleet from Normandy (not France yet); and, The October-1066 Battle of Hastings in Sussex South East England - near The Old Town of Lewes - Hastings - Eastbourne!
February 2 1726 - Samuel Lewis (son of JOHN) married Elizabeth Marchant, daughter of Ann Goffe/Henry Marchant - Eastbourne - Sussex - UK!!
View William Marchant 1660; Thomas Marchant 1664; and, John Marchant 1769; and, Thomas Lewis 1743 - son of Samuel - son of John Lewis via the internet!
View events with new location of The Landing of The Norman Fleet & Battle of Hastings by new arch-digs!! View history of Cuckfield - Sussex - etc & The Trail steeped with history as well as the South Wall built to protect folks from invaders like the North Wall to protect Romans vs Scots where teachings of Christ were evident - etc !!
Some members of The Marchant Families received grants of land in Scotland in 1066 for their help vs future invaders - like The Danes etc!!
Sum: There are many sites via the internet via Mandy Willard (Maitland) & Marjorie Newman
(Lewis Families) & other early Sussex UK Families !! Bravo for all their hard work !!

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