Cnut the Great, King of Denmark, Norway and England

Started by Cynthia Sue Braxton on Saturday, January 14, 2012


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Cynthia Sue Braxton
1/14/2012 at 6:40 AM

Cnut the Great, King of Denmark, Norway and England is my 31st great grandfather.

Private User
1/14/2012 at 6:47 AM

31st ggfather.

1/14/2012 at 8:37 AM

I wonder if we are connected? Odin Wodin, King of Sweden, was my 53rd GGF and his father Bor Fridulf Frithuwald my 54th, Flocwald Asgard born 139 Norway, died 179 Ad, Maluku, Indonesia my 57th,

1/14/2012 at 8:39 AM

Cynthia Braxton is your 16th cousin.

1/14/2012 at 8:41 AM

Denise Frazer is your 16th cousin twice removed.

1/14/2012 at 8:49 AM

Cnut the Great, King of Denmark, Norway and England is your 30th great grandfather

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1/14/2012 at 9:19 AM

Hi, Ann Farley,
Odin Wodin, King of Sweden is my 35th ggf.

1/14/2012 at 9:22 AM

Hi Denise,
WOW, how come you are more direct than me? hee hee
I will enjoy seeing how we connect dear cousin.

1/14/2012 at 9:29 AM

Oh Denise, I see we are 16th cousins twice removed. I think that being related to the Hungerford family of Somerset and Gloucestershire in England seems to be the king pin as they married into such noble families.

Do you agree?
Barbara Devereaux
his mother

The Hon. Sir William Devereux
her father

Mary Grey, Viscountess Of Hereford
his mother

Cecily Grey 7th Baroness Bonville & Harrington
her mother

Baroness Catherine Neville,
her mother

Alice de Neville, Baroness Fitz Hugh of Ravensworth
her sister

Lady Elizabeth Fitz Hugh
her daughter

Anne Le Strange
her daughter

Roger Le Strange
her son

Catherine Le Grey
his daughter

Thomas Gray
her son

Capt. Francis Grey
his son

Ann Rush
his daughter

William Rush, III
her son

Benjamin Rush
his son

Crafford Rush
his son

Benjamin C. Rush
his son

Azel Rush, Sr.
his son

Dugan Rush
his son

A. Rush
his son

A. Frazer
his daughter

and so on

Cynthia Sue Braxton
1/14/2012 at 12:59 PM

Denise La Von Frazer is your 14th cousin once removed.

Cynthia Sue Braxton
1/14/2012 at 1:00 PM

your=my :)

Private User
1/14/2012 at 1:59 PM

Ann, I believe you may be right about that!

1/15/2012 at 3:18 AM

Well Denise, there is some doubt about the husbands of Barbara Devereaux and this could affect my line of ancestry. It is very frustrating to find that perhaps someone's 'slip of the pen' could have sent many people on a wild goose chase.

I think we rely so much on what we read when in search on the internet and if we find two or three quoting identical facts, we are inclined to believe what we have read! It is frustrating when we have doubts.

I am hoping we can all sort some anomolies out here.

1/15/2012 at 3:21 AM

P.S. The trouble is that some churches kept meticulous records prior to mid 1500s even though they were not obliged to do this. However in mid 1500s, it was demanded that the churches did keep records of births etc but prior to this date, we rely on perhaps the word of mouth of people.

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