Tag Archives: Middle Ages

Fulk V – The King Maker

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Fulk V, Count of Anjou – King of Jerusalem – Knights Templar – father of Baldwin lll and Amalric l Kings of Jerusalem, father of Geoffrey V Count of Anjou ( Plantagenet ) Consort of England – and Grandfather of … Continue reading

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The Story of Rollo the Viking…………the rest is HISTORY.

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The story of Rollo the Viking is especially interesting to us, because Rollo was the forefather of that famous Duke of Normandy, William the Conqueror, who less than a hundred and fifty years later, conquered England and brought into that … Continue reading

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Charlemagne’s Crown Tested in Australia

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The Iron Crown of the first Holy Roman Emperor, Charlemagne. Charlemagne was crowned the first Holy Roman Emperor, reputedly with the Iron Crown, by Pope Leo III in Rome on Christmas Night, 800 AD. He lived from 742-814 and, as … Continue reading

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Royal Descent – Gateway Ancestors

Bloodlines – Bilateral and Cognatic Descent Most people would be surprised to learn that many middle class English and also those of English parentage, more than likely have some ancestral link to nobility. For example today there are known to … Continue reading

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The Origins of the Booths

The Origins of the Booths – Norman Yes the earliest De Bouthe ( Booth) ancestors were Norman and they knew all about marrying the right people. In the Middle Ages nobility only married nobility. Click Link – Booth Origins – The … Continue reading

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