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From: Nathaniel Taylor <>
Subject: Re: King's kinsfolk: Robert II, King of Scotland...
Date: Thu, 14 Aug 2003 23:21:32 GMT
In article <>, wrote:
> ... Richard de Burgh, Earl of Ulster (d. 1326) was styled by
> Edward I as "king's cousin" . ...
> The ancestry of Richard de Burgh is relatively well known,
> with the significant exception of his great-grandmother, the wife
> of William de Burgh, lord of Connaught (d. 1205). ...
> The identity of the mother of Richard de Burgh,
> ancestor of the Earls of Ulster, then reverted to "unknown".
> It now appears likely that this unidentified wife of William
> de Burgh was well connected with the royal house of England. ...
> Given the chronology both for William de Burgh and his
> immediate descendants, I would suggest his wife was likely an
> otherwise unidentified illegitimate daughter of Henry II of
> England. Such a connection would yield the following
This is interesting, and perhaps I missed another element of this thread
where other possible options were eliminated. But could you (or
someone) post a 3 or 4-generation AT of this 'king's cousin' Richard de
Burgh, Earl of Ulster (d. 1326)? Is the paternal great-grandmother the
only hole with a potential tie-in?
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