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  • Ann Rumsey (1677 - 1741)
  • Edmund Bastard, MP (1758 - 1816)
    Family and Education==b. 7 Feb. 2nd 1758, 2nd s. of William Bastard of Kitley by Anne, da. of Thomas Worsley† of Hovingham Hall, Yorks.; bro. of John Pollexfen Bastard*. educ. Eton 1766-74; M. Temple 1...
  • Edmund Pollexfen Bastard, MP (1784 - 1838)
    Family and Education==b. 12 July 1784, 1st s. of Edmund Bastard† of Sharpham, Devon and Jane, da. of Capt. Philemon Pownall, RN, of Sharpham; bro. of John Bastard*. educ. Eton 1799-1802; Christ Church,...
  • Hannah Bastard (1637 - bef.1697)
    References*Genealogical Dictionary of New England Settlers Volume 4 page 388. “Wakeman or Wakman, Ezbon, Isbun or Isbon, Stratford, among the freem. 1669, s. of Samuel of Hartford, had liv. at New Have...

About the Bastard surname

Some of Bastard families may somehow descend from one of the noble persons in Persia called Artabazos ( Ard-ta-Baz) .

Alexander of Makedonia was the son-in-law of one of them through Barsinoé, and her kinmen might have accompanied him to different places,earlier Xerxés of Média might have also had in his troups people of the same name . Their son having been born by a Persian mother might have indeed been regarded by Makedonian court as a "bastard".

Although they also might have been aware of that not only Alexander himself came from a Persian royal father,but his raising stepfather Philippos was also of cleanest Persian descent beginning with his most famous ancestor Héraklés,of whom Barsinoé's

-allegedly killed - son was named too . .

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