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Note: Burke's 'Landed Gentry', 4th Ed (1864), p.1549: 'Lineage - The Tuppers are descended from an ancient Saxon family, and according to documentary evidence, variously spelt Toupard or Toupart, Topffer, Toppfer, Topper, etc., especially in Germ any, wherethe family still exists. From religious persecution, it removed to the Low Countries, and from thence took refuge in England, in the time of Henry VIII. Three brothers, HENRY and ROBERT TUPPER settled at Chichester, co. Sussex, and WILLI AM TUPPERsettled in London, acquiring lands by letters patent from Queen Elizabeth, at Seaford, in Sussex, and had other grants from the Crown in co. Essex. Another member of the family settled at Sandwich, co. Kent, and he or his descendants emigr ated, in the16th century, to America, and became the founder of the numerous branches now existing in the various parts of the United States.'