John Day (Dee) (Alford) (the Conjuror) (14th GGF)

John Day (Dee) (Alford) (the Conjuror) (14th Great-Grandfather) 1418–1518 BIRTH 1418 • Denbigh, Denbighshire, Wales DEATH 1518 • Glamorgan, Wales (Buried Shinfield, Wales) The Arch-Conjuror of England: John Dee – A Review Firstly, I would like to suggest that if and when I am named the arch-conjuror of the United States, or a particular state, or perhaps even the local Starbucks, …

SIR RICHARD RICH ~ 13th GGF

Sir Richard ” the most evil person of the 16th century” ( Sir) Rich (Lord Chancellor of England, 1st Baron of Leighs) (13th GGF) Esquire Richard Rich of Weld e e e 1510–1567 BIRTH 1510 • St. Lawrence Jewry, London, England DEATH 12 JUN 1567 • Rochford, Rochford District, Essex, England Richard Rich, 1st Baron Rich From Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaJump …

JOHN DE VERE, 13th EARL OF OXFORD ~ 14th GGF

John de Vere, 13th Earl of Oxford John de Vere, 13th Earl of Oxford, Chamberlain and Constable of England, Admiral of England, Ireland and Aquitaine, KG, KB (14th GGF) 1442–1513 BIRTH 8 SEPTEMBER 1442 DEATH 10 MARCH 1513 • Castle Hedingham, Essex, England 14th great-grandfather From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia John de Vere 13th Earl of Oxford Tenure 26 February …

MARY I, QUEEN OF SCOTS

Mary I “Queen of Scots” Stewart Stuart (reign 14 Dec 1542 – 24 Jul 1567),Queen Consort of France (15th GG Aunt) 1542–1587 BIRTH 8 DEC 1542 • Linlithgow, Linlithgow West Lothian Scotland DEATH 08 FEB 1587 • Executed at Fotheringay Castle, Northamptonshire, England; CemeteryWestminster Abbey; Peterborough CathedralBurial or Cremation PlacePeterborough, Peterborough Unitary Authority, Cambridgeshire, England 3rd cousin 11x removed I get …

GEORGE MACKENZIE, 1ST Earl Of CROMARTY, (1630-1714)~ 10th GGF

George Mackenzie of Avoch, Tarbat, 1st Earl of Cromarty (10th GGF) 1630–1714 BIRTH 1630 • Innerteil, Kinghorn, Fife, Scotland DEATH 17 AUG 1714 • Scotland 10th great-grandfather George Mackenzie, 1st Earl of Cromartie From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Earl of CromartieFRS The 1st Earl of Cromartie Secretary of Scotland In office21 November 1702 – 17 October 1704 Monarch Queen Anne Preceded …

ELIZABETH II, QUEEN OF ENGLAND ~ 14th cousin 2x removed

Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary), is Queen of the United Kingdom and 15 other Commonwealth realms, Princess Elizabeth of York, van het Verenigd Koninkrijk (15th cousin 1x removed) 1926– BIRTH 21 APRIL 1926 • Mayfair, London, England DEATH Living 14th cousin 2x removed Elizabeth II and I are cousins and we go way back. My 13th GGF was Henry …

ROBERT THE BRUCE, KING OF SCOTS (1306-1329) ~ 22nd GGF

Robert the Bruce, King of Scots (22nd GGF) 1274–1329 BIRTH 11 JULY 1274 DEATH 7 JUN 1329 • (aged 54) Palace of Cardross, presently on the grounds of Dalmoak Castle in Dunbartonshire, Scotland Burial – Dunfermline Abbey (Body) – Melrose Abbey (Heart) – St Serf’s Church, Dumbarton (Embalmed Viscera) 22nd great-grandfather A couple of my dear friends are working …

MARGARET (POLE, COUNTESS OF SALISBURY ~ (1473-1541) ~ (14th GGM, 1st cousin 15x removed)

Margaret Pole, Plantagenet of York, Lady Pole, 8th Countess of Salisbury, (Saint Margaret) – 1473–1541 BIRTH 14 AUGUST 1473 • Farleigh Hungerford Castle, Somerset, EnglandDEATH 27 MAY 1541 • (aged 67) Tower of London, London, England (beheaded) 1st cousin 15x removed14th Great Grandmother Last night while working on my family tree, I discovered my cousin Maggie was also my 14th great-grandmother. …

CRAIGMILLAR CASTLE & SIR SIMON PRESTON, III ~ 14th GGF

Sir Simon III Preston, Baron Preston of Craigmillar, III (14th GGF)1465–1519 BIRTH 1465 • Craigmillar Castle, Edinburgh, Midlothian, ScotlandDEATH 1519 • Craigmillar Castle, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland 14th great-grandfather Simon Preston of Craigmillar From Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaJump to navigationJump to searchSimon Preston’s arms at Craigmillar Castle with his name- rebus of a “press” and “tun” [[File:Plaque to Simon Preston of Craigmillar, Edinburgh City center ]Chambers.jpg|thumb|300px|Plaque …

MARY I, “BLOODY MARY”, daughter of Henry VIII & Catherine of Aragon (1516–1558) ~ (1st cousin 14x removed)

Sometimes during the research of my family tree, I find that one ancestor (Queen Mary I, aka “Bloody Mary”) was responsible for another ancestor’s death (John Rogers, “the Martyr”) who Mary had burned at the stake as he was a heretic. Mary burned a lot of people as she believed heretics should die by fire. …