Robert le Magnifique Duc de Normandie, William the conqueror's father, was the great-great-grandson of Rollo the Ganger, Viking founder of Normandy. He was also a descendent of Charlemagne through his mother, Judith de Bretagne. 28 ggf

Robert le Magnifique Duc de Normandie, William the conqueror's father, was the great-great-grandson of Rollo the Ganger, Viking founder of Normandy. He was also a descendent of Charlemagne through his mother, Judith de Bretagne. My great-grandfather.

January 25th,  1533, St Paul's Day, King Henry VIII married Anne Boleyn in a secret ceremony at Whitehall.

On Wednesday, January 25 1533 (St Paul's Day), King Henry VIII married Anne Boleyn in a secret ceremony at Whitehall.

The house of Wessex of which the british royal line is decendened Cedric is the farthest back European monarch any royal can trace their roots

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).

Henry II, founder of the Plantagenet empire.

Henry II, founder of the Plantagenet empire is buried at Fontevraud Abbey, France.

children of Queen Catherine of Aragon and King Henry VIII

Children of Queen Catherine of Aragon and King Henry VIII. This may give some insight into why he was so crazed to abandon Catherine for a younger woman that would sire an heir to the throne.

William Tyndale, 1494-1536, murdered because he wanted everyone to be able to read and understand The Bible. Within four years after his murder, at the same king's behest, four English translations of the Bible were published in England, including Henry's official Great Bible. All were based on Tyndale's work.

William Tyndale: Translated Bible to English. For his efforts he was tried on a charge of heresy in 1536 and condemned to death. Tyndale "was strangled to death while tied at the stake, and then his dead body was burned".

Church window of Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York, in St Laurence's Church in Ludlow, England.

Richard Plantagenet, Duke of York, stained glass window in St. He was Edward IV and Richard III's father. Richard Plantagenet Duke of York, is my Great Grandfather.

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