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Old 6th September 2018, 02:47 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by Vixen View Post

Is 'going back to William the Conqueror' anything exceptional?
No, but actually being able to trace the descent is.

Just about everyone in Europe is descended from Charlemagne, but that's because they're descended from the same people alive about 1000 years ago.
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