Benedict Cumberbatch

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Benedict Cumberbatch

Movie, Television and Stage Actor


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Capt. John Alden

Accused of Witchcraft, Salem 1692

9th great-grandfather

John Alden

Mayflower Passenger

10th great-grandfather

Edward I, King of England

20th great-grandfather

Henry III, King of England

21st great-grandfather

Hugh le Bigod

Magna Carta Surety

21st great-grandfather

Robert de Ros

Magna Carta Surety

21st great-grandfather

Robert Fitz Walter

Magna Carta Surety

21st great-grandfather

John Fitz Robert

Magna Carta Surety

21st great-grandfather

William d'Aubeney

Magna Carta Surety

22nd great-grandfather

John de Lacy

Magna Carta Surety

22nd great-grandfather

Gilbert de Clare

Magna Carta Surety

22nd great-grandfather

Saher de Quincy

Magna Carta Surety

22nd great-grandfather

Roger le Bigod

Magna Carta Surety

22nd great-grandfather

Henry de Bohun

Magna Carta Surety

22nd great-grandfather

Richard de Clare

Magna Carta Surety

23rd great-grandfather

William de Mowbray

Magna Carta Surety

23rd great-grandfather

Robert de Vere

Magna Carta Surety

24th great-grandfather

William the Conqueror

King of England

25th great-grandfather

Louis VI, King of France

25th great-grandfather

Robert I, King of France

30th great-grandfather

Alfred the Great

King of the Anglo-Saxons

32nd great-grandfather

Charlemagne

King of the Franks

35th great-grandfather

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Henry VIII, King of England

1st cousin 15 times removed via Edward IV, King of England

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Elizabeth I, Queen of England

2nd cousin 14 times removed via Edward IV, King of England

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James Russell Lowell

American “Fireside” Poet

3rd cousin 5 times removed via Daniel Russell

John Adams

2nd U.S. President and Signer of the Declaration of Independence

3rd cousin 8 times removed via John Alden

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Catherine Parr

6th Wife of King Henry VIII

3rd cousin 12 times removed via Sir William FitzHugh

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Anne Boleyn

2nd Wife of King Henry VIII

3rd cousin 13 times removed via James Butler

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Jane Seymour

3rd Wife of King Henry VIII

3rd cousin 13 times removed via Sir Roger Wentworth

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Mary Stuart

Queen of Scots

3rd cousin 13 times removed via Edward IV, King of England


Benedict Cumberbatch photo by Gage Skidmore (CC BY-SA 2.0)