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De Soulis

De Soulis

This family originally came from France and came to Britain in 1066 with William of Normandy (William 1st of England). They were probably invited into Scotland, like many Norman families by David I. King David had been impressed by the Norman feudal system during his captivity in England and on his release he offered estates to many Normans in order to introduce this to Scotland. This became Scotland's first real form of Government.

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