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ANCIENT ANCESTORS with MODERN DESCENDANTS (8th Edition) is a compilation providing lines of descent from some 3,000 ancient and early medieval families to millions of present day Europeans and Americans. These ancestors include members from most of the former ruling dynasties in Europe and the Middle East, with some going back to 6th century BCE kingdoms in the Near East.


Index to family names, titles and places in the compilation 

        The listed ancestral families with collated information are shown in bold under-lined capitals (e.g. AACHEN - Comtes).  Other ancestral families, titles and land holders known to have putative present day descendants are shown in bold normal type (e.g. Abbeville - Seigneurs below.

 

A-

B-

C-

D-

E- F- G- H- I- J- K- L- M-
N- O- P- Q- R- S- T- U- V- W-   Y- Z-

The main compilation

 Check  page 3 for abbreviations and printing conventions used and then click on the relevant groups of page numbers below.  

 

1-9 10-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 60-69 70-79 80-89 90-99
100-9 110-9 120-9 130-9 140-9 150-9 160-9 170-9 180-9 190-9
200-9 210-9 220-9 230-9 240-9 250-9 260-9 270-9 280-9 290-9
300-9 310-9 320-9 330-9 340-9 350-9 360-9 370-9 380-9 390-9
400-9 410-9 420-9 430-9 440-9 450-9 460-9 470-9 480-9 490-9
500-9 510-9 520-9 530-9 540-9 550-9 560-9 570-9 580-9 590-9
600-9 610-9 620-9 630-9 640-9 650-9 660-9 670-9 680-9 690-9
700-91 710-9 720-9              

       


Some illustrative putative lines of descent

Charles, Prince of Wales, from the 7th century BCE Kings of Lydia, Media and Persia 

  Charles

Diana, Princess of Wales, from the Attila the Hun

Diana

Diadochoi, the successors of Alexander the Great and some of their descendants

Diadochoi

Queen Elizabeth II from Jenkiz Khan

Elizabeth


Notes

 Bibliography Blank Genealogy  History Web Sites

Author: Ronald Wells, AM, MD, FRACP, FRACMA, FAMS, FRIPH1/130 Shackleton Park,  Mawson,  A.C.T. 2607, Australia     

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Last revised - 11 November 2006