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Who Do You Think You Are?

Post by Mulciber » Fri Aug 28, 2015 11:02 am

Did anyone see the Derek Jacobi edition of "Who Do You Think You Are"?
His ancestor Armand de Bastide was at the Boyne serving in Schomberg's Horse.
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Re: Who Do You Think You Are?

Post by barr7430 » Mon Aug 31, 2015 8:57 am

Excellent claim to fame.... my wife's claim to fame is that her ancestor was a sergeant of the guard over Napoleon on St Helena... Sergeant Winn - not bad I tohught
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Re: Who Do You Think You Are?

Post by dashing blade » Thu Oct 01, 2015 6:17 am

One of my ancestors,was father confessor to High king of Ireland, Brian Boru!:-)
(The historical evidence that God comes from Lancashire is slim, however he's definitely not from Yorkshire)
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Re: Who Do You Think You Are?

Post by obriendavid » Thu Oct 01, 2015 10:25 am

dashing blade wrote:One of my ancestors,was father confessor to High king of Ireland, Brian Boru!:-)
My ancestor was Brian Boru!
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Re: Who Do You Think You Are?

Post by Ben Waterhouse » Thu Oct 01, 2015 1:32 pm

I have Huguenot ancestors from Ireland, the "Champley" bit of my name, but he probably trailed a pike in the ranks than did anything glamorous..
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Re: Who Do You Think You Are?

Post by dashing blade » Fri Oct 02, 2015 5:26 am

I can't beat Brian Boru for an ancestor!!!! Although, I'm directly descended from the God Zeus........but only on my mother's side :-(
(The historical evidence that God comes from Lancashire is slim, however he's definitely not from Yorkshire)
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Re: Who Do You Think You Are?

Post by Adam Hayes » Thu Oct 08, 2015 9:00 pm

Not quite that far back, one of my ancestors was in the 17th Lancers at the Charge of the Light Brigade.
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Re: Who Do You Think You Are?

Post by j1mwallace » Thu Oct 08, 2015 9:06 pm

I am Spartacus!
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Post by Friedrich August I. » Thu Oct 08, 2015 11:13 pm

Robert Duvall's ancestor is Gen. Robert E. Lee
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Re: Who Do You Think You Are?

Post by toggy » Fri Oct 09, 2015 6:01 am

One of my ancestors was my Dad
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Re: Who Do You Think You Are?

Post by Friedrich August I. » Fri Oct 09, 2015 6:59 am

toggy wrote:One of my ancestors was my Dad
WOW! :shock: Are you sure? :twisted:
How long did it take that you have noticed that? :D
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"Sort your filth out by yourself!" The King of Saxony Friedrich August III., at his abdication 1918, referred to the quarrels in the parliament and the squabbling within the provisional government.
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Re: Who Do You Think You Are?

Post by obriendavid » Fri Oct 09, 2015 9:21 am

Friedrich August I. wrote:
toggy wrote:One of my ancestors was my Dad
WOW! :shock: Are you sure? :twisted:
How long did it take that you have noticed that? :D
He's just not found out who his Dad was 8-)
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