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Catherine Middleton

Ancestry of
Catherine Middleton

Duchess of Cambridge


Who is Catherine Middleton?

Catherine Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, is married to Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and son of Princess Diana. The couple were married at Westminster Abbey on 29 April 2011 in what became a worldwide media event.

Catherine was born at Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading, Berkshire, England. She is the daughter of Michael Francis Middleton and Carole Elizabeth Goldsmith. Catherine's parents are the founders of Party Pieces, a family business that helps parents to create and organize theme based parties.

Famous Kin

Prior to marrying Prince William, Catherine could already claim a Royal family connection to her future husband. Catherine is a distant cousin to Prince William and his mother Princess Diana. One of their many common ancestors is that of Sir Thomas Fairfax who was married to Agnes Gascoigne. Sir Thomas is Catherine's 13th great-grandfather and William's 14th great-grandfather.

Catherine Middleton also has many famous Americans among her distant cousins. These include U.S. Presidents such as George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, John Quincy Adams, and Abraham Lincoln. Other notable Americans include Meriwether Lewis, Gen. Robert E. Lee, Alexander Hamilton, and Helen Keller.


Some of the most recently added connections of famous kin for Catherine Middleton

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Michael Strahan

NFL Player and TV Personality

21st cousin
via Henry Plantagenet

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Michael Strahan

NFL Player and TV Personality

21st cousin
via Edmund FitzAlan

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Milton Bradley

Founder, Milton Bradley Company

16th cousin 5 times removed
via Sir John Grey of Rotherfield

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John Dye

TV and Movie Actor - “Touched by an Angel”

21st cousin
via Sir Philip le Despencer

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John Dye

TV and Movie Actor - “Touched by an Angel”

18th cousin 1 time removed
via Sir John Berkeley of Beverstone, Gloucestershire, England

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John Dye

TV and Movie Actor - “Touched by an Angel”

19th cousin 1 time removed
via Sir William Willoughby

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E. C. Segar

Cartoonist (Popeye creator)

19th cousin 1 time removed
via Lionel of Antwerp

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E. C. Segar

Cartoonist (Popeye creator)

19th cousin 1 time removed
via Edward III, King of England

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E. C. Segar

Cartoonist (Popeye creator)

19th cousin 1 time removed
via Sir Paon de Roet

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E. C. Segar

Cartoonist (Popeye creator)

19th cousin 1 time removed
via Sir Ralph de Neville

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E. C. Segar

Cartoonist (Popeye creator)

19th cousin 1 time removed
via Henry de Percy

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E. C. Segar

Cartoonist (Popeye creator)

19th cousin 2 times removed
via Ralph de Stafford

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E. C. Segar

Cartoonist (Popeye creator)

19th cousin 2 times removed
via Sir Hugh I de Audley

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E. C. Segar

Cartoonist (Popeye creator)

19th cousin 1 time removed
via Sir Roger de Mortimer

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E. C. Segar

Cartoonist (Popeye creator)

19th cousin 1 time removed
via Sir Henry de Percy

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E. C. Segar

Cartoonist (Popeye creator)

19th cousin 2 times removed
via Sir Robert Ferrers

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E. C. Segar

Cartoonist (Popeye creator)

19th cousin 1 time removed
via Sir Maurice de Berkeley

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E. C. Segar

Cartoonist (Popeye creator)

11th cousin 3 times removed
via Sir Ralph Eure

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Phoebe Waller-Bridge

Theatre, TV and Movie Actress

14th cousin
via Sir Thomas Fairfax

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Charles V

Holy Roman Emperor

5th cousin 14 times removed
via John of Gaunt

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Charles V

Holy Roman Emperor

7th cousin 14 times removed
via Henry Plantagenet

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Endicott Peabody

62nd Governor of Massachusetts

20th cousin
via Edward III, King of England

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Endicott Peabody

62nd Governor of Massachusetts

20th cousin
via Sir Paon de Roet

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Endicott Peabody

62nd Governor of Massachusetts

20th cousin 1 time removed
via Sir Hugh I de Audley

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Endicott Peabody

62nd Governor of Massachusetts

20th cousin
via Sir Henry de Percy

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Catherine Middleton photo by Pat Pilon (CC BY 2.0)