Tag Archives: Royalty

saints of july: way-back great-grandpa canute the holy, king of denmark

Among saints who celebrate a feast day in the month of July is my roughly 26th great-grandfather1, King of Denmark Canute IV of Denmark (born circa 1040–murdered July 10, 1086, as he knelt in front of the altar of Saint Alban’s Church in … Continue reading

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who do i think i am? not who i thought i was, that’s for sure! — enter dna test results

Just got my Ancestry.com DNA test results back, and the word is, I possess a whopping sixty-four percent Scandanavian ethnicity. 😮 As my four immediate grands are composed of but one Norwegian immigrant grandmother; an immigrant grandfather from England; my Buckner line — Brits who came … Continue reading

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