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St. Gondolfus Tongres 'Bishop'  545–607    BIRTH 0545 • Vitrey-en-Perthois, France  DEATH 0607 JUL 06 • Tongres, France  44th great-grandfather (Right) Burial: Saint Servatius Church, Maastricht, Maastricht Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands (Eddy Family) Wife: Palatina Troyes

St. Gondolfus Tongres 'Bishop' 545–607 BIRTH 0545 • Vitrey-en-Perthois, France DEATH 0607 JUL 06 • Tongres, France 44th great-grandfather (Right) Burial: Saint Servatius Church, Maastricht, Maastricht Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands (Eddy Family) Wife: Palatina Troyes

Saint Margaret of Scotland on the Charles Bridge, Prague, Czech Republic; photographed July 2007 by Karelj

Saint Margaret of Scotland on the Charles Bridge, Prague, Czech Republic; photographed July 2007 by Karelj

Anne of Kiev 1024 - 1075 Wife of Henri I of France called the "mother" of European royalty because almost all royals trace their lineage back to her. Ancestor

Anne of Kiev 1024 - 1075 Wife of Henri I of France called the "mother" of European royalty. Anna signed the wedding register, whereas Henri wrote an 'X.

Marguerite Capet Reine D'Angleterre - Margaret of France - 21st Maternal Great Grandmother.  Second wife of King Edward I of England.

Marguerite Capet Reine D'Angleterre - Margaret of France - - Second wife of King Edward I of England.

Edmund Plantagenet, 1st Earl of Lancaster and Leicester (16 January 1245 – 5 June 1296) son of Henry III, King of England. Buried in Edward the Confessor's Chapel, Westminster Abbey.

Edmund Plantagenet, Earl of Lancaster and Leicester January 1245 – 5 June son of Henry III, King of England. Buried in Edward the Confessor's Chapel, Westminster Abbey. Edmund is my great grandfather in my father's father's side.

Portrait of King John (1166 - 1216) from a set of eight medieval Kings 1618c.

John "Lackland" King of England, Plantagenet, brother of Richard the Lionheart, son of King Henry II and father of Richard of Cornwall.

John of Gaunt and Katherine Swynford can count many of Europe’s royal persons among their descendants, as well as some American presidents. John and Kate are also my 18th great-grandparents (though I’m not royal or at all famous). Still, I wanted to take the time and write about them and some of their royal descendants because a little of their blood runs through my veins, so I suppose I owe them that much. To simplify things, I thought I'd write a hub per generation. This is a hub about…

Royal Descendants of Katherine Swynford and John of Gaunt: Their Children

John of Gaunt Duke of Lancaster, son of King Edward lll of England. Husband of Katherine Swynford and father of Joan Beaufort. Joan married Sir Ralph (de) Nevill(e) and became the ancestor of George Washington on his mothers side.

King Rollo the Danish Viking grandfather of William the Conquerer who invaded and seized the crown of England in 1066. William claimed that he had been promised the English thrown on the death of it's then ruler William's cousin Edward the Confessor, his invasion was claimed to be aimed at claiming what was rightfully his...

House of Knýtlinga (restored) - Cnut (Knútr) 30 November 1016 – 12 November 1035 - born c. 995 Son of Sweyn Forkbeard and Gunhilda of Poland - died 12 November 1035 Shaftesbury Aged about 40

"Why almost everything you think you know about Edward II is wrong" -  site that examines the events, issues and personalities of Edward II's reign, 1307-1327. Edward is one of England's most maligned kings.

"Why almost everything you think you know about Edward II is wrong" - site that examines the events, issues and personalities of Edward II's reign, Edward is one of England's most maligned kings.

Wonderful hand carved doors in Viking pattern at Faavang in Oppland County, Norway.

Wonderful hand carved doors in viking pattern at Faavang in Oppland county, Norway.- by Cris Figueired♥

St. Margaret, Queen of Scotland, English Princess of The House of Wessex

Saint Margaret of Scotland. An English princess who became Queen of Scotland, and my Grandmother thru direct descendants

Cynric-King of Wessex-son of Cerdic~King from 534-560. During his reign it is said that he captured Old Sarum and that in 556 he and his son Ceawlin won a battle against the Britons at Beranburh (Barbury Castle).

House of Wessex Family Tree. Cynric, King of Wessex, son of Cerdic, was King from During his reign it is said that he captured Old Sarum and that in 556 he and his son Ceawlin won a battle against the Britons at Beranburh (Barbury Castle).

Long called the Crown of St. Louis and thought to have been made in Paris, the Crown of Liège, acquired by the Louvre in 1947, is now known to be a Mosan piece. Given by St. Louis, King of France, to the Dominican monastery in Liège.    3rd quarter of the 13th century Reliquary crown  Gilded silver, precious stones

Reliquary Crown of Saint Louis IX given by him to the Benedictine Abby of Liége.

Statue of King♛Louis IX of France, future Saint Louis (1214 - 1270), né et baptisé à Poissy.

Statue of King♛Louis IX of France, future Saint Louis - né et baptisé à Poissy.

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