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From: "Ken Nordtvedt" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] William the Conqueror
Date: Fri, 20 May 2005 06:24:56 -0600
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It is not an axiom; it's a frivolity.
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From: "Cole" <>
Sent: Friday, May 20, 2005 12:45 AM
Subject: [DNA] William the Conqueror
> "We are all related to Charlemagne"
> As I understand it this is an axiom. If you compute the number of
> of yourself back to William's time you will have a number larger than the
> world population at that time. You then are related to everyone alive 1000
> years ago and are also related to
> Charlemagne. I would think this would still hold for his grandson William
> although our relation to him is 1/4 that of Charlemagne's.
> >Of course William has vast numbers of non-all-male descendants,
> >probably more than 100 million. I am one with a huge number of lines
> >to him.
> >Doug McDonald
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