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Notable & Famous Descendants of European Royalty

Notable and Famous Descendants include: Duchess of Cambridge; Princess of Wales; Duke of Edinburgh; The Queen Mother; British Prime Minister; Dukes in Italy; Scientist/Naturalist; Actor and Actresses; and President of the United States ... To see Summary Lists click here.

Direct descendants of the listed European Royalty - are also either direct descendants or distant cousins of the relevant listed Notable and Famous Descendants.
For example: Direct descendants of early Carolingian Kings of Italy - are also either direct descendants or distant cousins of Cosimo I de’ Medici, Duke of Florence & Grand Duke of Tuscany (1519-1574).

A popular current term for this is “Notable Kin”.


H.R.H. Catherine 'Kate' Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge - Wife of H.R.H. Prince William, Duke of Cambridge


Diana Spencer, Princess of Wales


H.R.H. Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh - Husband of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II


Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, 
Queen Elizabeth, Latterly styled The Queen Mother - Wife of George VI, King of Great Britain


Sir Winston Churchill, British Prime Minister


Cosimo I de Medici, Duke of Florence & Grand Duke of Tuscany


Charles Darwin - Scientist/Naturalist


Humphrey Bogart, Audrey Hepburn and Brooke Shields - Actors


George Washington - 1st President of the United States


Summary Lists of Notable & Famous Descendants of European Royalty


  1. European Royalty and their Notable & Famous Descendants (Scotland; England; France; Italy & The Holy Roman Empire)
  2. Notable & Famous Descendants of European Royalty (in order of the above Photos & Images)

1. European Royalty and their Notable & Famous Descendants
(Scotland; England; France; Italy & The Holy Roman Empire)

* Kings of Scotland

Malcolm III “Ceannmor” or “Great Head”, King of Scotland (died 1093) - father of David I “The Saint”, King of Scotland (1080-1153) & 9th Great-Grandfather of James I Stewart, King of Scotland (1394-1437).
Malcolm III and earlier Kings of Scotland - Ancestors of:
David I “The Saint”, King of Scotland (1080-1153) - 8th Great-Grandfather of James I Stewart, King of Scotland (1394-1437).
David I and earlier Kings of Scotland - Ancestors of:
James I Stewart, King of Scotland (1394-1437) and earlier Kings of Scotland - Ancestors of:

* Kings of England

Henry I, King of England (died 1135) - 5th Great-Grandfather of Edward III, King of England (1312-1377).
Henry I and earlier Kings of England - Ancestors of:
Edward III, King of England (1312-1377) and earlier Kings of England - Ancestors of:

* Kings of France

Henry I Capet, King of France (died 1060) - 6th Great-Grandfather of Philip IV “Le Bel” Capet, King of France (1268-1314).
Henry I and earlier Kings of France - Ancestors of:
Philip IV “Le Bel” Capet, King of France (1268-1314) and earlier Kings of France - Ancestors of:

* Kings of Italy

Pepin I (Carloman), King of Italy (777-810) - son of Charlemagne “Charles The Great”, Holy Roman Emperor (748-814) - and Pepin I's son Bernard I, King of Italy - Ancestors of:

* Holy Roman Emperor

Charlemagne “Charles The Great”, Holy Roman Emperor (748-814) - Ancestor of the Carolingian Emperors & Kings.
Charlemagne “Charles The Great” - Ancestor of:
Notes:

[*1] The above Royal Ancestry for Actor and Actresses (i) Humphrey DeForest Bogart, (ii) Audrey Kathleen (Ruston) Hepburn and (iii) Brooke Christa Shields - is based on articles published as a follow-up to the NBC television - "Who Do You Think You Are?" - episode (2010) that explored the Royal Ancestry of Brooke Shields. Further research is needed to confirm their Royal Ancestry.
[*2] The BBC television - Who Do You Think You Are? - episode (2010) for Alexander Armstrong - British comedian, actor and television presenter - includes direct ancestor links with Edward III King of England (died 1377).
[*3] The BBC television - Who Do You Think You Are? - episode (2007) for Sir Matthew Pinsent - English rower and broadcaster - includes direct ancestor links with Edward I "Longshanks" King of England (died 1307).

For more information regarding certain Who Do You Think You Are? episode themes such as Early New England Ancestry, Early Canadian Ancestry (pre 1867 Confederation) and Royal Ancestry Click Here.

2. Notable & Famous Descendants of European Royalty
(in order of the above Photos & Images)

Wife of H.R.H. Prince William, Duke of Cambridge Princess of Wales Husband of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II, Queen of Great Britain Wife of George VI, King of Great Britain British Prime Minister Dukes in Italy – House of de’ Medici Scientist / Naturalist / Natural Historian Actor and Actresses President of the United States

Other Images grouped by theme

"The Family Tree" & Related Discoveries

An example of some of the clues and the "Gateway Ancestor" that were found on "The Family Tree" - and some of the related research discoveries.

Kings & Queens of Scotland

Up to 1603 when James VI Stewart, King of Scotland also became James I, King of England & Ireland.

Kings & Queens of England

Up to 1603 when James VI Stewart, King of Scotland also became James I, King of England & Ireland.

Kings & Queens of Great Britain

From 1603 when James VI Stewart, King of Scotland also became James I, King of England & Ireland.

Kings of France

Kings of Italy

Holy Roman Emperors

Royal Wedding - London, England 2011 and
British Royal Celebrations back to Queen Victoria

Royal Weddings & Anniversaries and Coronations & Jubilees.

Notable & Famous Ancestors & Cousin Links of European Royalty

Notable and Famous Ancestors & Cousin Links by Country include:
Switzerland - Lords of Grandson (Grandson Castle); de La Sarraz family (La Sarraz Castle); Counts of Gruyeres (Gruyeres Castle); Lay Abbots of St. Maurice (Abbey); Benefactor of Romainmotier (Abbey); Bishop of Lausanne (Lausanne Cathedral) ...


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