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William the Conqueror

Ancestry of
William the Conqueror

King of England


The family tree for William the Conqueror is still in progress.

The family tree for William the Conqueror should not be considered exhaustive or authoritative. Oftentimes the family trees listed as still in progress have derived from research into famous people who have a kinship to this person. Research devoted solely to this person has either not yet taken place or it is currently in progress. As with all family trees on this website, the sources for each ancestor are listed on the family group pages so that you can personally judge the reliability of the information.


Some of the most recently added connections of famous kin for William the Conqueror

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Michael Strahan

NFL Player and TV Personality

27th great-grandson

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Milton Bradley

Founder, Milton Bradley Company

23rd great-grandson

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John Dye

TV and Movie Actor - “Touched by an Angel”

28th great-grandson

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E. C. Segar

Cartoonist (Popeye creator)

25th great-grandson

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Phoebe Waller-Bridge

Theatre, TV and Movie Actress

27th great-granddaughter

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Charles V

Holy Roman Emperor

13th great-grandson

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Hamilton Fish

26th U.S. Secretary of State

22nd great-grandson

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Jack Kerouac

American Novelist and Poet

27th great-grandson

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Alexander Spotswood

Lieutenant Governor of Virginia

17th great-grandson

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William Fishback

17th Governor of Arkansas

23rd great-grandson

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T. S. Eliot

Poet and Playwright

23rd great-grandson

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Rev. William Greenleaf Eliot

Founder, Washington Univ - St Louis

22nd great-grandson

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Michael Bennet

U.S. Senator from Colorado

25th great-grandson

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Gretchen Mol

TV and Movie Actress

28th great-granddaughter

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Nathan Fillion

TV and Movie Actor

27th great-grandson

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Lord Charles Cornwallis

British Commander at Siege of Yorktown

21st great-grandson

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Post Malone

American Rapper

28th great-grandson

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Daniel Burnham

World's Columbian Expo Architect

22nd great-grandson

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Morrison Waite

7th Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

23rd great-grandson

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DuBose Heyward

Author of Porgy (Porgy & Bess)

26th great-grandson

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Alan Napier

TV and Movie Actor

25th great-grandson

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Thomas Yale

(c1616 - 1683)
Great Migration Immigrant 1638

16th great-grandson

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David Yale

(c1613 - 1690)
Great Migration Immigrant 1638

16th great-grandson

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Peter Worden

(c1569 - 1638/9)
Great Migration Immigrant 1638

17th great-grandnephew
via Robert I of Normandy

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Arthur Ryerson

RMS Titanic Victim

23rd great-grandson

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