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From: Nathaniel Taylor <>
Subject: Re: Clovis to Christopher Branch?
Date: Sun, 02 Dec 2007 17:57:04 -0500
"" <> wrote:
> On Dec 2, 3:13?pm, Nathaniel Taylor <> wrote:
> > In article
> > <>,
> > ?gro <> wrote:
> > > Dear friends,
> > > I came across this descent from Clovis and the Merovingians to
> > > Jamestowne, Virginia, colonist Christopher Branch. How sound is it?
> > > Thanks.
> > > "Christopher Branch born at: ----- on: ca. 1602 died at: Henrico Co.,
> > > VA ?on: will dated 20 June 1678-probated 20 Feb. 1681/82 married on:
> > > 2 Sept. 1619 to: ?Mary Addie, dau. of ?Francis Addie of Darton, Yorks
> > > born at: ?----- ?on: ?----- died at: ?----- on: ?ante 1630 married
> > > at: ?St. Peter's , Westcheap, London
> > > Proof [s]
> > > Cabell, op.cit., pp.25-27, 30-31; Adventurers, op. cit., v. 1 pp.
> > > 366-367..
> > <...>
> > > The said: Childeric ?I, King of Franks 458-481 was the child of:
> > > M?rov?e (Merovech), governed the Salic Franks 448-457 (defeated Attila
> > > "the Hun"451 born at: ----- on: ----- died at: ----- ?on: -----
> > > married on: ?----- ?to: ?----- ?born at: ?----- ?on: ?----- died at:
> > > ----- on: ?----- married at: ?-----
> > > Proof [s]
> > > Stuart, op. cit, p.162, Line 303 (53); Wood, op. cit, pp.
> > > 36-38,40,111."
> > Cut & pasted from our friends at the 'Order of the Merovingian Dynasty'? ?
> > Who would like to start?
> > Nat Taylorhttp://www.nltaylor.net- Hide quoted text -
> > - Show quoted text -
> So far as I know, all descents from the Merovingians lack clear proof,
> including the very possible descent of Charlemagne's mother. This has
> been a matter of dispute for many years.
Yes, that's the inconvenient truth for this particular lineage society
-- why I brought it up a week ago, and perhaps why someone has posted
this line at this time.
Perhaps we should talk about Bertrada of Prum?