Royal Descents

How RD 900 Differs from other Recent Scholarship on Royal Descents for Americans

By Gary Roberts RD 900 differs fundamentally from the series of volumes by David Faris and Douglas Richardson (1996-1999, 2004-2013), Plantagenet Ancestry, Magna Charta Ancestry and Royal Ancestry. Faris-Richardson cover in lavish detail all (or certainly most) Plantagenet or Magna Carta descendants, a few more than 250 17th– (and a very few 18th) – century[…]Read more

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The Genealogical and Scholarly Significance of Royal Descents of 900 Immigrants

New Royal Lines (including Meghan Markle’s) in Royal Descents of 900 Immigrants

The Royal Descents of 900 Immigrants to the American Colonies, Quebec, or the United States (RD 900), the long-awaited opus by Gary Boyd Roberts of the New England Historic Genealogical Society, covers literally hundreds of genealogical connections between the European, British, and American people. The 900 immigrants in question—actually 970 (925 to the U.S., 45[…]Read more

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