Royal Descents

The New Immigrant Lines in RD 900, by Gary Boyd Roberts

Readers familiar with Gary Boyd Roberts’ scholarship know that between 2004 and 2010, Mr. Roberts wrote smaller, earlier editions of his now magnum opus, The Royal Descents of 900 Immigrants to the American Colonies, Quebec, or the United States (2018). The earliest edition of the work covered the royal descents of 500 immigrants. Mr. Roberts[…]Read more

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TIPS FROM GARY BOYD ROBERTS ON HOW TO SEARCH ROYAL DESCENTS OF 900 IMMIGRANTS

You may be a satisfied owner of The Royal Descents of 900 Immigrants to the American Colonies, Quebec, or the United States (RD 900), or you may be considering acquiring a set of these marvelous books.   Either way, you may appreciate the following suggestions from author and expert genealogist Gary Boyd Roberts on how[…]Read more

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EOGN Book Review Praises The Royal Descents of 900 Immigrants to the American Colonies, Quebec, or the United States

Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter, April 30, 2019 The Royal Descents of 900 Immigrants to the American Colonies, Quebec, or the United States. By Gary Boyd Roberts. Published by Genealogical Publishing Co. 2018. 1611 pages. This is a remarkable compilation of genealogies of the descendants of British royalty who are themselves notable in some way or[…]Read more

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THE ROYAL DESCENTS OF 900 IMMIGRANTS to the American Colonies, Quebec, or the United States

Announcing THE ROYAL DESCENTS OF 900 IMMIGRANTS

THE ROYAL DESCENTS OF 900 IMMIGRANTS   to the American Colonies, Quebec, or the United States. In Two Volumes By Gary Boyd Roberts [av_image src=’https://genealogical.com/wp-content/uploads/product_images/2018-04-02-03-09-20.aa47d4ea8564daad3b12b68cb92d6bb56645742d-1-223×300.jpg’ attachment=’4606′ attachment_size=’medium’ align=’right’ styling=” hover=’av-hover-grow’ link=’manually,https://library.genealogical.com/printpurchase/XLwEm’ target=’_blank’ caption=’yes’ font_size=” appearance=’on-hover’ overlay_opacity=’0.4′ overlay_color=’#000000′ overlay_text_color=’#ffffff’ animation=’pop-up’ admin_preview_bg=” av_uid=’av-5akyal’] VIEW DETAILS [/av_image] Genealogy Pointers is delighted to announce the publication of the groundbreaking[…]Read more

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55 Remarkable Descents, Kinships, or Near Kin-to-Near Kin Genealogical Connections Outlined and Charted in The Royal Descents of 900 Immigrants to the American Colonies – By Gary Boyd Roberts

We’ve written on several occasions about Gary Boyd Roberts amazing two volume work, The Royal Descents 900 Immigrants to the American Colonies, Quebec, or the United States (RD 900). This collection of royal lines possessed by North Americans represents Mr. Roberts’ magnum opus, and it is truly the product of a lifetime of study in[…]Read more

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National Genealogical Society Quarterly Review

Professional Genealogy and RD 900 earn Kudos from National Genealogical Society Quarterly

The June 2019 of the National Genealogical Society Quarterly (NGSQ), arguably the most influential journal in the field, has given “thumbs up” to Professional Genealogy: Preparation, Practice & Standards (Progen PPS), edited by Elizabeth Shown Mills; and The Royal Descents of 900 Immigrants to the American Colonies, Quebec, or the United States who were Themselves[…]Read more

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Notes on the Ancestry of George Herbert Walker Bush (1924-2018), 41st U.S. President – By Gary Boyd Roberts

(This article was originally prepared for the New England Historic Genealogical Society website, American Ancestors,  and is reproduced here with the permission of the author.) Of about one-third New England, one-third mid-Atlantic, and one-third Southern ancestry, George Herbert Walker Bush was the first U.S. president probably related to over half of the American people—at least[…]Read more

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BASTARDY Among Royals and Nobles

BASTARDY Among Royals and Nobles, by Gary Boyd Roberts

Bastardy is perhaps more common among royals than commoners, simply because royals have largely had little choice in types of marriage partners. In the Dark Ages, before Charlemagne and Alfred the Great and perhaps somewhat afterwards, kings seemed to have left major inheritances to sons who become major warriors; the identity of their mothers is[…]Read more

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The Genealogical and Scholarly Significance of Royal Descents of 900 Immigrants, by Gary Boyd Roberts

The Royal Descents 900 Immigrants to the American Colonies, Quebec, or the United States(RD 900), genealogist Gary Boyd Roberts’ magnum opus, identifies an awe-inspring number of historical figures from Continental Europe, the British Isles, or the United States who are related to millions of living descendants. Anyone descended from an immigrant in this work can[…]Read more

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The Genealogical and Scholarly Significance of Royal Descents of 900 Immigrants, by Gary Boyd Roberts

[av_image src=’https://genealogical.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/2018-04-02-03-09-20.aa47d4ea8564daad3b12b68cb92d6bb56645742d-223×300.jpg’ attachment=’4606′ attachment_size=’medium’ align=’right’ styling=” hover=’av-hover-grow’ link=’manually,https://library.genealogical.com/printpurchase/XLwEm’ target=’_blank’ caption=’yes’ font_size=” appearance=’on-hover’ overlay_opacity=’0.4′ overlay_color=’#000000′ overlay_text_color=’#ffffff’ animation=’no-animation’ admin_preview_bg=” av_uid=’av-47asdg’] View Book Details [/av_image] The Royal Descents 900 Immigrants to the American Colonies, Quebec, or the United States(RD 900), genealogist Gary Boyd Roberts’ magnum opus, identifies an awe-inspiring number of historical figures from Continental Europe, the British[…]Read more

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