Are you descended from royalty?

And do you even care?

One of my direct ancestors. Effigy at St Conan’s Kirk, Loch Awe

Ok there’s this weird thing that seems to happen in what I will call the levels of genealogy — essentially the study of family history.

Level 1 (Beginners)

  1. Most people don’t care if they are descended from ancient royal houses

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Jessica Russell

Jessica Russell

Freelance writer. ADHD PhD research student. Educator. Author of The Life of Louise Norton Little, Mother of Malcolm X http://jessicarussell.co.uk/