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Wedlake Family History

Recorded as Widlake, Wedlock, Wedlake, Woodlock and possibly others, this is an English and also Irish surname. It originates from a pre 7th century personal name Wudlac, translating as "play wood", and descends from a Wiltshire landowner called Wudulach. Two of his sons Tostin (see below) and Reginaldus, accompanied Strongbow, earl of Pembroke, when he invaded Ireland in 1169 and were subsequently awarded large estates in County Tipperary and Dublin. In the 17th Century these estates were seized and the families driven into exile, being both Roman Catholics and supporters of ex-King James 11nd of England (1685 - 1689).

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