***Oh, no!

I’ve been a dedicated Ricardian since the 1970s. So I was happy to discover my descent through Capt. Philip Nelson of Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts, to Anne of York and her second husband, Sir Thomas St. Leger. Anne was a sister of Richard III and Edward IV. These are my mother’s ancestors, from her great-great-grandmother, Harriet (Dickinson) Light.

But a new publication shows that my father’s Craighead ancestors actually descend from Henry Tudor, that is Henry VII of England, and his awful mother, Margaret Beaufort.

 

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Published on January 15, 2019 at 4:59 am  Comments Off on ***Oh, no!  
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