Tag: royalty

Debate about numbers, percentages and odds in genealogy fascinates.

Debate about numbers, percentages and odds in genealogy fascinates.

There will always be debate about numbers, percentages and odds in genealogy. I am so lucky that we have such a wide range of ancestries and national origins in my husband’s and my family trees. Those who have read my posts before are already well aware that our ancestries branch off from four (or five) […]

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Prince William’s mitochondrial line is of Indian ancestry?

Prince William’s mitochondrial line is of Indian ancestry?

My children’s ancestry branches backward into history, through Welsh Quakers immigrants in Pennsylvania, to Welsh royalty and then to British royalty, including Prince William. The result of these connections is that they are distantly related (20th cousins 4 times removed from Princes William and Harry, the sons of Prince Charles and Princess Diana, and the […]

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WARGS is yet another great genealogy research discovery: thank you TYWKIWDBI!

WARGS is yet another great genealogy research discovery: thank you TYWKIWDBI!

I came across an interesting blog post yesterday, entitled “Barack Obama’s ancestry online” on TYWKIWDBI (“Tai-Wiki-Widbee”). It popped up in a random search and what immediately caught my interest was the reference to the ancestry of Barack Obama. First though, I must say I really like the concept of this blog, as illustrated by the […]

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John “Lackland”, King of England

John “Lackland”, King of England

John “Lackland”  King of England (the bad king) was born December 24, 1167 or 1177, to Henri II, King of England (1133-1189) and Eleonore  d’Aquitaine, Duchess d’Aquitaine (1122-1204). He was also the younger brother and successor to King Richard (the good king). John was made King of Ireland in 1177, Comte de Mortain in 1189, […]

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Christine Blythe
Empty Nest Genealogy
Chilliwack , British Columbia , V2P 5B9Canada
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