Prince William of Gloucester (William Henry Andrew Frederick; 18 December 1941 – 28 August 1972) was a grandson of King George V and paternal cousin of Elizabeth II. At the time of his birth he was the fourth in line to the throne, and ninth in line at the time of his death.
The first being that about 5 million people are descended from William the Conqueror so establishing myself as the true heir to the British throne could be tricky. By far the most disturbing fact to emerge, though, is that Margaret Croft, my times 11 great-grandmother was also David Cameron’s times 19 great-aunt.
Who is Queen Elizabeth directly descended from?
The Queen is a direct descendant of Queen Victoria’s eldest son King Edward VII and the Duke of Edinburgh is a direct descendant of Queen Victoria’s daughter Princess Alice. What relation is Queen Elizabeth II to King George III ? George III was her 3rd great grandfather.
Can Queen Elizabeth make William King?
Could Prince William be the next King? Prince William could only become King if Prince Charles chose to abdicate. The line of succession to the throne is regulated by Parliament and cannot be altered by the monarchy.
Are all Europeans descended from William the Conqueror?
From a genetic, scientific perspective, it is theoretically true that “statistically, most of the inhabitants of Western Europe are probably descended from William the Conqueror; they are equally likely to be descended from the man who groomed his charger.”
Is William the Conqueror descended from Charlemagne?
Many of the people have more than one path to William, but this is mostly just showing one (ideally the shortest path). As William is an 11th generation descendant of Charlemagne (747-814), the people below also descend from Charlemagne.