Mitt Romney

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Mitt Romney

70th Governor of Massachusetts


    Philip le Despencer

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    • 22nd Generation — 19th Great-grandfather of Mitt Romney
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    • 24 Sep 1313 
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    • Some older sources list this Philip le Despencer as the son of Hugh and Eleanor (de Clare) le Despencer while more recent sources list Philip as that Hugh's brother.

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  • Sources for Philip le Despencer

    • 1 New England Historical and Genealogical Register, (New England Historic and Genealogical Society), 1991, Vol. 145, Page 268.
    • 2 Browning, Charles H., Americans of Royal Descent: A Collection of Genealogies of American Families Whose Lineage is Traced to . . ., 2nd Ed., Philadelphia: Porter and Coates (1891), 448.
    • 3 Esarey, Logan, History of Indiana: from its Exploration to 1922, Vol. 3, Dayton, Ohio: Dayton Historical Publishing Company (1922), 212, Google Books (Digital Library).

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