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Am I Really Related To……. September 4, 2015

Filed under: Ancestrydotcom,Genealogy Ancestors Family Tree — Janet @ 5:41 pm

Am I really related to Kings and Queens of England?  Tracing my genealogy on Ancestry.com, I find that my 13X Great Grandfather was King Edward IV.  Interesting!

From Wikipedia

King Edward IV.jpg
King of England (more…)
Reign 4 March 1461 – 3 October 1470[1]
Coronation 28 June 1461
Predecessor Henry VI
Successor Henry VI
Reign 11 April 1471 – 9 April 1483
Predecessor Henry VI
Successor Edward V
Spouse Elizabeth Woodville
Issue
among others
Elizabeth, Queen of England
Mary of York
Cecily of York, Viscountess Welles
Edward V of England
Margaret of York
Richard of Shrewsbury, 1st Duke of York
Anne of York
George Plantagenet, 1st Duke of Bedford
Catherine of York, Countess of Devon
Bridget of York
House House of York of the House of Plantagenet
Father Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York
Mother Cecily Neville, Duchess of York
Born 28 April 1442
Rouen, Normandy
Died 9 April 1483 (aged 40)
Westminster
Burial St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle
Religion Catholicism
Signature
 

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