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Not only am I not French, I don't think I'm royal either!

One of my first posts on this site was about my mother always telling me her family were French - turns out no.  My G grandfather was a plain old English bandmaster who changed his name to a French sounding one, probably to get more work.

Well, recently I got one of my regular emails for WikiTree  telling me I am several generations from King Henry 8th!  I was certainly excited by that news.WikiTree is a collaborative genealogy site where people work on their trees.  I have found some lovely people on it over several years.

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