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Charlemagne’s Descendants August 19, 2017

Filed under: Ancestors,Ancestry,Charlemagne,Genealogy — Janet @ 8:32 pm

01458632-b719-4ded-9341-02452214343f  This is the symbol I have found to show I am a descendent of Charlemagne.  How many others can claim this distinction?  Millions??


Lairds And Ladies Of Scotland September 11, 2015

Filed under: Ancestors,Charlemagne,Genealogy — Janet @ 7:36 pm

As a sequel to my post re being related to Kings and Queens of England, I now find that I’m related to Scottish nobility also.

laird of merchiston            

Dunnottar Castle

Well, as someone once noted, we’re all related to Charlemagne if we trace our genealogy back far enough.  And as one of my cousins noted, I’ll be striving soon to establish my connection to Adam and Eve.  This genealogy “stuff” can get a bit much.