|About Royals, Rascals & Rogues
You are very welcome to my ancestral heritage. If you are related, I would enjoy
hearing from you. This site will contain thousands of the most fascinating and
interesting names in history, so be sure to check it out when it is finished.
Anglo-Saxon Kingship was a blend of the mystical and the practical. One
would have thought that by the time of the Plantagenet rule, they would have
managed to have gotten things right. But the rule of the time was mostly by
trial and error. As late as the 11th century, the Danes were still attempting
to invade & conquer a united England and they were ultimately successful,
which is why the line of Anglo-Saxon monarchs is broken by 4 Danish
interlopers. As a result, this was solved in 1100 when Henry I married a
Princess of Saxon descent, thus uniting the royal houses by blood.
The Plantagenet rule gave us over 300 years of unbroken rule and the Houses
of Lancaster and York, the War of the Roses and more than enough genealogy
questions to last a lifetime. Many of my great-grandfathers caused many people
to lose their heads and a few of them managed to lose their own in the
process. Nothing was guarenteed in these times..... they were either Royal or gentry,
they were rich or not so well off, some were bad while others were good, they gave to
the poor or took from the rich, but they all have this in common......they were my
My ancestral heritage is dedicated to all who share my love of those rare olde times,
and most of all, to Jesus, my Lord and Savior and to God who loves me and gave me the love of
history and the patience to do it all.
*Remember, all the names on here that are in all CAPITAL LETTERS are my great-grandparents*
ALL dates, names and data in this research has been verified, confirmed, accepted and certified
by the Institute of Royal Medieval Genealogy and the Royal Archives, Windsor.