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The surname originates from the village of Wycliffe, in the far north west corner of the county of Yorkshire, near Barnard Castle on the River Tees. The village is ancient, being recorded in the famous Domesday Book of 1086, the first known gazetter of land ownership anywhere in the world. This recording was in the spelling of 'Witclive', meaning 'The white cliff', the area being famous for its limestone. https://www.surnamedb.com/Surname/Wycliffe
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John Wycliffe (1320-1384) Early protestant reformer and translator of the Bible into English
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