Henry II "Curtmantle", king of England - King Henry II

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Private User
1/18/2016 at 6:45 PM

My Great Grandfather.
We are the same DNA

1/18/2016 at 7:11 PM

I know that Geni claims that Henry II "Curtmantle", king of England - King Henry II is my 23rd great grandfather but I do not assume that I have his DNA. I need to see scientific proof and I need to hear comment from others whether a claim without DNA proof that "we are the same DNA" might be an illusion. Dennis I invite you to join the project "Geni as Illusion?" and express your opinions about what you accept as proof in one of the discussions there. See http://www.geni.com/projects/Geni-as-Illusion/30589

1/18/2016 at 7:12 PM

You and King Henry II have the same DNA? or you have the same
DNA as I do?

1/18/2016 at 7:22 PM

or a 'significant/similar' piece that needs to be considered? ...

Private User
1/18/2016 at 7:22 PM

you had your ydna tested?

Private User
1/19/2016 at 1:23 AM

Henry II hasn't had *his* Y-DNA tested, and considering the anomalous Beaufort/Somerset results, we don't know for certain what it was.

Private User
1/19/2016 at 4:11 AM

I am not sure how much of him is left to DNA. I remember reading somewhere that his grave was disturbed, not once but twice. The last time during events around the French Rev. The prisoners when they excaped dug him up and threw his bones all over the place and they only had a few pieces of him left.

Private User
1/19/2016 at 4:13 AM

Why spend the money on a DNA if you can follow the paper trail.

Private User
1/19/2016 at 5:46 AM

And all of John of Gaunt got burned up in the Great Fire of 1666. It's a bit depressing how few royal remains are available for testing - questions like permission of the current authorities aside.

1/19/2016 at 5:51 AM

If remains were found I'm sure it would be worth testing given the uncertainty of much of the paper trail.

1/20/2016 at 11:17 AM

Henry II is my 22nd great grandfather. This is a "coincidental" relationship, that is of mixed genders, not father to son to son to son.

Be sure to see the movie, Lion in Winter. It's an old movie that portrays Henry II. It can be downloaded from the internet.

Private User
1/20/2016 at 3:18 PM

I have seen two versions of it. I liked the one with Katherine Hepburn the best. I think Peter O Tool might have been Henry.

Private User
1/20/2016 at 3:27 PM

He's my 22th Great Grandfather, via one of lines to him, too

Private User
7/30/2017 at 1:54 PM

He is my 27th great grandfather, through the royal households of Castile and Portugal. "Lion in Winter" rocks!

9/29/2017 at 4:42 PM

I am Illegitimate! Mother told me name of father Elvis Orville Ellis DNA checks out. I am 8th Great grandson of Rowland Ellis of Born in Wales. Quaker in Pennsylvania. Plantagenet records say he is related to HenryII of England.

5/22/2018 at 7:54 AM

my 24th great grandfather.

Private User
5/22/2018 at 8:26 AM

Henry II "Curtmantle" KIng of England
is my 25th great grandfather.

Private User
5/22/2018 at 10:29 AM

Henry II "Curtmantle", king of England is my 21st great grandfather.

5/24/2018 at 3:53 PM

# T301593

8/16/2019 at 1:00 AM

24th great-grandfather... if my tree is right every step of the way

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