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Mary, Queen of Scots, Cleared of Murdering Her Husband – Over 400 Years Later

The following teaser is from the September 25, 2105 edition of Mary, Queen of Scots has been cleared of any involvement in the notorious murder of her husband, more than four centuries after the unsolved crime took place. The rebel queen, who plotted against Elizabeth I, has long been suspected of bringing about the […]

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The Queen Mother’s Brother Was a Genuine WWI Hero

The following teaser is from the September 27, 2015 edition of The Prince of Wales stood in solemn silence yesterday as he took part in a centenary memorial service in Dundee to honour the British troops who lost their lives at the ill-fated Battle of Loos. And among the 20,000 soldiers who died during […]

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Maryland Mechanic Discovers He is Heir to the Throne of the Isle of Man

The following teaser is from an article posted in the August 6, 2015 A blue-collar American is getting the royal treatment after a search for his family ancestry online revealed that he is the heir to the throne of the British Isle of Man. In the new TLC reality series Suddenly Royal, David Drew […]

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Medieval Welsh Ancestors

Those who have found their noble and royal lines in Weis’ Ancestral Roots of 60 Colonists may have noticed that the Welsh lines are given short shrift. Carl Boyer’s Medieval Welsh Ancestors of Certain Americans is a unique work, resulting from years of research and three trips to Wales with work in the National Library […]

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Monaco’s Princess Charlene Presented with a Certificate of Irish Heritage

The following teaser is from an article written by Pól Ó Conghaile and posted in the July 30, 2014 edition of New research has traced Princess Charlene of Monaco’s ancestors back to the 1520s and a prominent Dublin family called the Fagans. The research, carried out by genealogy researchers Eneclann for Tourism Ireland, shows […]

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Royal Families: Americans Of Royal And Noble Ancestry – Vol. III – Now On Sale for 55% Off Thru Aug 3, 2014

As this week’s FRPC Exceptional Bargain Offer, Marston Watson’s popular Royal Families: Americans Of Royal And Noble Ancestry. Volume Three, Samuel Appleton And His Wife Judith Everard And Five Generations Of Their Descendants is being offered at 55% off. Thousands of Americans with royal ancestry are descended from Samuel Appleton, and his wife Judith Everard. […]

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Salt Lake Christmas Tour…………………. Week’s Peek

When hubby and I were last in Maui, we went to the Whalers’ Village Shopping Center just to visit the Whaling Museum there. It was fabulous! We learned much about this topic and were fascinated even though I don’t think either of us have whaling ancestors. In this museum I found many original papers framed […]

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Royal Families: Americans Of Royal And Noble Ancestry. Volume Three

I am not sure why it is, but it seems like American genealogist are obsessed with the notion of having royal ancestry. The truth is, a significant number of us are descendant or royal blood; however, proving so will bring you little more than bragging rights, which you will share with millions of other people. […]

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Richard III to Have His Genome Mapped

The following teaser is from an article by Kate Kelland, posted February 12, 2014 at London – A year after they revealed a twisted skeleton found under a car park as the mortal remains of King Richard III, scientists in Britain plan to grind samples of his ancient bones and use them to map […]

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The First Family Voted Favorite Family; Kardashians, Not So Much

The following is from Astrid Galván for Survey also finds which families in history people most want to be related to LOS ANGELES (Sept. 9, 2013) – Whether it was the Brady Bunch or the Adams Family, we’ve all wondered what it would be like to join another clan. was curious too, so […]

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Royal Prince to Inspire an Extra 1400 Georges

The following is from The popularity of a royal baby’s first name increases by an average of 32 percent the year after the baby is born Historically, Prince Andrew (born in 1960) has had the biggest impact on baby names Provo, UT (24 July, 2013) –, the world’s largest online family history resource, […]

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The following is from New prince or princess shares ancestry with Beyoncé, Brangelina and Hilary Duff offspring LOS ANGELES (July 8, 2013) – As the world waits with bated breath for the birth of the heir to the British throne,, an international leader in online family history, has uncovered His or Her Royal […]

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Prince William Has Indian Ancestry

The following excerpt is from the June 13, 2013 edition of MailOnline. DNA testing has revealed that Prince William will become the first British monarch of Indian ancestry. A clear genetic line has been drawn between the Duke of Cambridge and a half-Indian woman, potentially marking him as the first King whose bloodline is descended […]

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Bones of the Last English Monarch to Die in Battle have been Found and Verified

DNA testing has proven that bones found under a car park belong to Richard III, the last English Monarch to die in battle. This story can be read in full at The Telegraph: Richard III: tests on skeleton could ‘rewrite history books’, says lead scientist Richard III: The King in the Car Park on Channel […]

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Has Richard III’s Body Been Found?

The following teaser is from the September 12, 2012 edtiion of The Telegraph: ‘Strong evidence’ Richard III’s body has been found – with a curved spine Archaeologists searching under a city centre car park for the lost grave of King Richard III have discovered human remains. Here are the latest developments as scientists unveil their […]

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