Some notable individuals who are ancestors of the preparer.
- William I of England
26th great-grandfather. "William the Conqueror", King of England 1066-1087, Norman invader who defeated the Saxon English King Harold II at the Battle of Hastings in 1066.
- Harold II of England
29th great-grandfather. The last Anglo-Saxon King of England January-October 1066, defeated by William the Conqueror and slained at the Battle of Hastings.
- Edward I of England
20th great-grandfather. "Longshanks", the "Hammer of the Scots", King of England 1272-1307, defeated William Wallace "Braveheart" in 1305.
- John I of England
22nd great-grandfather. "Lackland", King of England 1199-1216, successor of his brother King Richard I "Lion Heart" and signer of the Magna Charta..
- Alfred of England
32nd great-grandfather. King of England 872-899. The first to be recognized as King of all England.
- Duncan I MacCrinan
27th great-grandfather. King of Scotland 1034-1040. Duncan was killed by Macbeth in 1040.
- Malcolm III of Scotland
26th great-grandfather. Malcolm III of Scotland 26th great-grandfather. Son of Duncan and King of Scotland 1058-1093. Known as "Cranmore" (Bighead). His rule moved Scotland away from their Gaelic past and toward the Anglo-Norman world of southern Britain. His wife, Margaret, was canonized in 1250 and in 1673 she was named as one of the patron saints of Scotland.
- Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar (El Cid)
27th great-grandfather. Help drive the Moors from Spain.
- Alfonzo I Henriquez of Portugal
24th great-grandfather. First king of Portugal (1139-1185).
- Hugh Capet of France
29th great-grandfather. King of France 987-996, founder of the Capetian dynasty of France which followed the Carolingian line (Charlemagne's descendants) and ruled France until 1328.
- Muhammad, the prophet
43rd great-grandfather. Muhammad had one surviving daughter, Fatima, who married Caliph Ali ben Abu Talib, whose descendants were among the Moors who ruled Spain. They eventually married with the ruling families of Leon who in turn married with the families of Castile and who in turn married with English rulers.
- Arpad of the Magyrs,
33rd great-grandfather. Prince of the Magyrs, Duke of Hungary, led the emmigration from the Dnieper stepps in 889 to conquer Hungary and Transylvania and founded a dynasty that ruled until 1301 (the first king would not be crowned until 997). About 90 percent of modern day Hungarians are Magyars.
- Harald I Gormsson of Denmark
33rd great-grandfather. King of Denmark, King of Norway, founder of the Jamsborg Viking Colony, established Christianity in Denmark.
Ancestors who were Holy Roman Emperors, also know as Emperors of the West or Emperors of the Romans
33rd great-grandfather. "Charles the Great", King of the Franks 768-814, Emperor of the West 800-814.
- Louis I of France
32nd great-grandfather. (the Pious, le Débonnaire), King of Aquitaine 781-840, King of France 814-840, Emperor of the West 814-840, King of Germany 814-840.
- Lothar I of Italy
33rd great-grandfather. King of Italy 817-855, Emperor of the West 840-855.
- Louis II of Italy
33rd great-grandfather. (the Young), Emperor of the West 855-875, King of Italy 844-875.
- Charles II of France
31st great-grandfather. (the Bald), King of France 840-877, Emperor of the West 875-878, King of Burgundy, King of Italy.
- Gui II (III) of Spoleto
35th great-grandfather. Duke of Spoleto, Count of Camerino, King of Italy, Emperor of the West 891-894.
- Arnolph of Germany
31st great-grandfather. King of Germany 887-899, Emperor of the West 896-899.
- Louis III Bernodies of Province
31st great-grandfather. (the Blind), King of Provence & Italy, Holy Roman Emperor 901-905.
- Berenger I of Italy
32nd great-grandfather. King of Italy 888-924, Holy Roman Emperor 915-924, Marquis of Friuli.
- Otto I of Germany
31st great-grandfather. (the Great), King of Germany 936-973, Holy Roman Emperor 936-973.
- Otto II of Germany
31st great-grandfather. King of Germany 973-983, Holy Roman Emperor 973-983.
- Conrad II of Germany
28th great-grandfather. (le Salique), King of Germany1024-1039, King of Italy, King of Burgundy, Holy Roman Emperor 1024-1039.
- Henry III of Germany
27th great-grandfather. (the Black), Duke of Bavaria & Swabia, King of Burgundy, King of Germany 1039-1056, Holy Roman Emperor 1039-1056.
- Henry IV of Germany
27th great-grandfather. Holy Roman Emperor 1056-1105, King of Germany 1056-1105.
- Frederick I of Germany
24th great-grandfather. (Barbarossa) Duke of Alsace and Swabia, King of Germany 1152-1190, King of Italy 1155-1190, Holy Roman Emperor 1152-1190.
- Henry VI of Germany
25th great-grandfather. King of Germany 1190-1197, Holy Roman Emperor 1190-1197.
- Frederick II of Germany
24th great-grandfather. King of Germany 1212-1250, Holy Roman Emperor 1212-1250, King of Naples & Sicily 1198-1212.