Thursday, October 10, 2013

Famous Relatives: Queen Elizabeth II

Last year, I prepared a chart for my family that showed how Queen Elizabeth II and I were distantly related. Our closest common ancestor is Robert Gaillard, who lived in Picardy, France in the 15th century. Through him, I am the 16th cousin twice removed of Queen Elizabeth II. With Her Majesty celebrating the 60th anniversary of her coronation as sovereign this year, I thought I’d show my readers how we are related.

Common Ancestor of Queen Elizabeth II and Yvonne Belair
Closest Common Ancestor of HM The Queen and Yvonne (Belair) Demoskoff


Copyright © 2013, Yvonne Demoskoff.

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