The Roszel Family pages were established as a common platform to share stories, photos and provide a method to find and connect with other folks interested in the Roszels.
The family name we spell as Roszel appears in some records as Rozzell, Rozel, Rozell, Rosell, Rossel, Rossell, Roszell, Rosselle, Russell and may occure with vairiations of the spelling.
The origin of the family name Roszel appears to dirived from Rozel and is traced to feutal Normandy between 960 AD and before the year 1066.
From the french language the words ROZ and EL are joind to refer to the tower by the water.
Records show that Hugh Bertrand signed documents as Hugh lord of Roz El. (Le Rozel or Du Rozel)
Decendants of the Lord Du Rozel have addopted Rozel/Roszel as their family name.
The Roszel moto RES NON VERBA we roughly translate as ACTION NOT WORDS
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