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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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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Connections to Modern Royalty in RD 900, by Gary Boyd Roberts

In addition to the royal descents of immigrants to the American colonies, Quebec, or the United States, The Royal Descents of 900 Immigrants to the American Colonies, Quebec, or the United States traces the lineages, through such immigrants, of many modern royal figures. The late Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, and the current Queen are[…]Read more

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

[av_image src=’https://genealogical.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/2018-04-02-03-09-20.aa47d4ea8564daad3b12b68cb92d6bb56645742d-223×300.jpg’ attachment=’4924′ 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-4o8zmz’] View Book Details [/av_image] 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[…]Read more

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