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Forum: British Royals 07-23-2020, 03:55 PM
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Posted By Gawin
Actually you said "his mother is unknown but it...

Actually you said "his mother is unknown but it is said he was born to Henry when he was governor of Berwick." You did not use the word "thought."


Yes, and Wikipedia shows 16 children not...
Forum: British Royals 07-23-2020, 01:29 PM
Replies: 788
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Posted By Gawin
The Wikipedia article this information was taken...

The Wikipedia article this information was taken from is not 100% accurate. For example, Lord Hunsdon did not have daughters named Joan, Elizabeth, Anne, Eleanor, or Matilda, nor does Wikipedia cite...
Forum: British Royals 06-15-2020, 02:19 PM
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Posted By Gawin
Yes, that's right. I'd completely forgotten about...

Yes, that's right. I'd completely forgotten about Isabella's mother.

Catherine of Aragon's father Ferdinand conquered southern Navarre (and annexed it to Castile in 1515) but he never assumed the...
Forum: British Royals 06-14-2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 788
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Posted By Gawin
And Henrietta Maria wife of Charles I and...

And Henrietta Maria wife of Charles I and daughter of King Henry III of Navarre was the third. Her father was also King Henry IV of France.
Forum: British Royals 05-17-2020, 11:51 PM
Replies: 788
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Posted By Gawin
No, on October 16, 1460 a representative for...

No, on October 16, 1460 a representative for Richard Duke of York entered Parliament and specifically claimed the throne on his behalf through his descent from Lionel Duke of Clarence, the second son...
Forum: British Royals 05-17-2020, 12:11 PM
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Posted By Gawin
No, LauraS354 is correct. Richard Duke of York...

No, LauraS354 is correct. Richard Duke of York argued he had a better claim to the throne than Henry VI because he descended from the second surviving son of Edward III while Henry descended from the...
Forum: British Royals 05-02-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 788
Views: 30,665
Posted By Gawin
Henry VIII was also a descendant of William de...

Henry VIII was also a descendant of William de Braose along with every English monarch since Henry V.
Forum: British Royals 05-01-2020, 08:16 PM
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Views: 30,665
Posted By Gawin
But Stephen's wife was Matilda's niece so she had...

But Stephen's wife was Matilda's niece so she had that link.

I should also point out that William the Conqueror's wife Matilda of Flanders was a descendant of Alfred the Great through his daughter...
Forum: British Royals 04-25-2020, 09:29 PM
Replies: 788
Views: 30,665
Posted By Gawin
The Duchess of Gloucester died two weeks after...

The Duchess of Gloucester died two weeks after the birth of Queen Victoria's youngest child who was given Mary as her second name in the Duchess's honor: Beatrice Mary Victoria Feodore.
Forum: British Royals 04-19-2020, 08:20 PM
Replies: 788
Views: 30,665
Posted By Gawin
And the Queen descends from Anne (Trevor) Hill...

And the Queen descends from Anne (Trevor) Hill the third wife of the 1st Viscount Midleton.
Forum: British Royals 04-19-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 788
Views: 30,665
Posted By Gawin
Queen Elizabeth II is a descendant of John 1st...

Queen Elizabeth II is a descendant of John 1st Earl of Middleton (father of the 2nd Earl) through his daughter Helen wife of Patrick Lyon 3rd Earl of Strathmore & Kinghorne.
Forum: British Royals 03-31-2020, 04:51 PM
Replies: 788
Views: 30,665
Posted By Gawin
His father Henry VII certainly was. A marriage...

His father Henry VII certainly was. A marriage alliance with the purple-blooded daughter of Ferdinand and Isabella helped the Tudors overcome their image as Welsh upstarts.
Forum: British Royals 03-31-2020, 08:40 AM
Replies: 788
Views: 30,665
Posted By Gawin
Catherine was the paternal grandmother of Queen...

Catherine was the paternal grandmother of Queen Isabella of Castile while Philippa was her maternal great-grandmother. Isabella of course was the mother of Henry VIII's first wife Catherine of...
Forum: British Royals 02-28-2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 788
Views: 30,665
Posted By Gawin
Patricia married a commoner who wasn't a future...

Patricia married a commoner who wasn't a future peer.

Louise (daughter of Queen Victoria) married the Marquess of Lorne, son and heir of the Duke of Argyll, who eventually succeeded his father.
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Forum: British Royals 02-28-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 788
Views: 30,665
Posted By Gawin
While that may have been true for continental...

While that may have been true for continental royal families, I'm not sure it was expected for a British princess.

The BRF had a much more relaxed view regarding marriage than their German or...
Forum: British Royals 02-27-2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 788
Views: 30,665
Posted By Gawin
Contemporary sources indicate it was her choice....

Contemporary sources indicate it was her choice. I vaguely remember reading somewhere it was because she didn't want to outrank her commoner husband but I can't vouch for the accuracy of that claim....
Forum: British Royals 02-20-2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 788
Views: 30,665
Posted By Gawin
And Henry VI.

And Henry VI.
Forum: British Royals 02-18-2020, 06:26 PM
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Posted By Gawin
Yes Margaret and Elizabeth of York (Henry's...

Yes Margaret and Elizabeth of York (Henry's mother) were first cousins.
Forum: British Royals 11-27-2019, 01:24 AM
Replies: 788
Views: 30,665
Posted By Gawin
Barbara and Charles II's daughter Anne was also...

Barbara and Charles II's daughter Anne was also an ancestor of Angus Ogilvy, husband of Princess Alexandra.

Their son Henry Fitzroy 1st Duke of Grafton was an ancestor of Diana Princess of Wales...
Forum: British Royals 10-30-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 788
Views: 30,665
Posted By Gawin
Prince George was also a first cousin of his...

Prince George was also a first cousin of his wife's successor, King George I.

His brother King Christian V of Denmark was an ancestor of Queen Alexandra (wife of Edward VII) and of course all...
Forum: British Royals 09-06-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 788
Views: 30,665
Posted By Gawin
Including Queen Elizabeth II.

Including Queen Elizabeth II.
Forum: British Royals 08-29-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 788
Views: 30,665
Posted By Gawin
The following statement was published in several...

The following statement was published in several newspapers I searched in the Findmypast British newspaper database:

"The Lord Chamberlain is authorized to announce that in order to prevent the...
Forum: British Royals 08-29-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 788
Views: 30,665
Posted By Gawin
It's my understanding her father chose the name....

It's my understanding her father chose the name. He met the Empress Marie Louise as a boy and developed a crush on her.
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