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From: Bob Turcott <>
Subject: RE: Not a Rabbi.....but............Re: Visigoth King
Date: Mon, 13 Apr 2009 05:06:45 +0000
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this is getting better and better!!!
> To: ;
> Subject: Not a Rabbi.....but............Re: Visigoth King
> Date: Mon, 13 Apr 2009 10:11:22 +1000
> Dear Ford,
> Will this do?
> Yahia Ben Bakr was an important Mozarab (Iberian Christian living under
> Muslim domintation) figure in medieval Portugal. He was of Sephardic Jewish
> descent, the son of Bakr Ben Yahia (not to be confused with Yahia's son also
> called Bakr ben Yahia).
> Yahia Ben Bakr was succeeded in office by his son Bakr Ben Yahia. They
> were both governors of the city of Faro and undertook important construction
> work there. They are credited with constructing the actual city walls, as
> well as the iton gates around its perimeter.
> My guess, he was born about 1150.
> He is an ancestor of, amongst many others, of
> Dr. Otto von Habsburg,
> Queen Elizabeth II
> Queen Beatrix of The Netherlands
> King Albert II of Belgium
> King Harald V of Norway
> Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburg
> King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden
> King Juan Carlos I of Spain
> Prince Albert II of Monaco
> Manfred von Richthofen 'the Red Baron'
> Brooke Shields
> Valery Giscard d'Estaing
> With best wishes
> Leo van de Pas,
> Canberra, Australia
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Ford Mommaerts-Browne"
> Sent: Monday, April 13, 2009 9:43 AM
> Subject: Re: Visigoth King
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Bob Turcott"
>> To: ;
>> Sent: Saturday, April 11, 2009 10:58 PM
>> Subject: RE: Visigoth King
>>> there is nothing more exciting to find out one descends from a crusader
>>> Bob T.
>> Unless its finding out that one descends from a great rabbi!
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