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From: William Addams Reitwiesner< >
Subject: Re: de Grancey ascendants
Date: Mon, 24 Aug 1998 18:04:10 GMT
(John Carmi Parsons) wrote:
>I have had very little luck in establishing the 16 quarterings of Baron
>Augustus de Grancey, a Swiss nobleman who served as an official at the grand
>ducal court of Hesse-Darmstadt in the reign of Ludwig II. As listmembers may
>be aware, some historians believe this man fathered at least two of the
>children borne by Ludwig II's wife Wilhelmine of Baden--among them that Prince
>Alexander of Hesse who married Countess Julie Hauke and became the progenitor
>of the former Princes von Battenberg.
>Toronto's holdings are not suited to this type of research; we have no
>copies of the Taschenbuch nor the Almanach, and the issues of GHdA in the
>municipal library have proved worthless for earlier generations of this
>Any help will be greatly appreciated.
I posted a four-generation ancestor list of Baron Augustus Senarclens de
Grancey (not "de Grancey"), with full citations, to the <alt.talk.royalty>
newsgroup in October 1997. The text of my message is still available at
the Usenet archive at <http://www.dejanews.com>.
William Addams Reitwiesner
"Sic gorgiamus allos subjectatos nunc."