Medieval Immigrants to England

A friend directed me to this interesting site, to remind people that Britain has always been a place of immigration.

It has some very interesting information.

England's Immigrants 1330 - 1550

And I found one Giles Flude [48922] which increases the chance that Flude is a foreign name.

Surname: Flude
Forename: Giles
Gender: Male
Place of Origin: Holy Roman Empire (Empire)
Prior Residence in England: 32 years
Original Document: C 67/72, m. 3 (letters of denization, c. 1539 - c. 1541)
Notes: English wife.
Biographical Notes: No Notes
Relationships: No Relationships

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