Ancestry of Colonel
Robert Gould Shaw
U.S. Civil War leader of film “Glory” fame
- 32nd Great-grandmother of Robert Gould Shaw — 35th Generation
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Henry the Fowler (Ahnentafel No:12041424178 )
- There is a lot of discrepancies between published genealogies as to the parents of Hedwiga. One theory is that Henry of Franconia (d. ca. 0886) is her father. Another states that Arnulph (d. ca. 899), King of Germany and Emporer, was her father. And a third theory suggests that Louis II "the German", King of East Francia (d. ca. 876) was her father. If any of these are correct, then Hedwiga would be a descendant of Charlemagne.
Hedwiga (Hathui) of Babenberg
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Sources for Hedwiga (Hathui) of Babenberg
- 1 Weis, Frederick Lewis , Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 , Lancaster, Mass: (1950) , 116-117.
- 2 Wikipedia , "Hedwiga" , (accessed 02/20/2010).
- 3 Wikipedia , "Henry of Franconia" , (accessed 03/27/2010).
- 4 Wurts, John S. , Magna Charta , New York: Brookfield Publishing Company (1942) , 1653.