Famous Kin of
Robert de Vere

Magna Carta Surety


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King Robert I

King of France

8th great-grandfather

Charlemagne

King of the Franks

12th great-grandfather

Benjamin Harrison V

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

16th great-grandson

Samuel Howard

Boston Tea Party Participant

16th great-grandson

Caleb Brewster

Member of the Culper Spy Ring during the American Revolution

16th great-grandson

Carter Braxton

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

16th great-grandson

William Henry Harrison

9th U.S. President

17th great-grandson

Thomas Nelson

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

17th great-grandson

General William Whipple

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

17th great-grandson

General Robert E. Lee

Confederate Army - U.S. Civil War

18th great-grandson

Charles Darwin

Theory of Evolution

18th great-grandson

James Russell Lowell

American “Fireside” Poet

18th great-grandson

Henry Lee III

9th Governor of Virginia

19th great-grandson

Benjamin Harrison

23rd U.S. President

19th great-grandson

Jane (Appleton) Pierce

First Lady of President Franklin Pierce

19th great-granddaughter

Lt. Gen. James Brudenell

Leader of the “Charge of the Light Brigade”

19th great-grandson

Herman Melville

Author of Moby Dick

19th great-grandson

Fitzhugh Lee

40th Governor of Virginia

19th great-grandson

Sir Charles Tupper

6th Prime Minister of Canada

20th great-grandson

Alan Ladd

Movie Actor

20th great-grandson

Eleanor Roosevelt

First Lady of President Franklin D. Roosevelt

21st great-granddaughter

Sir Winston Churchill

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

21st great-grandson

John D. Rockefeller

Founder of the Standard Oil Company

21st great-grandson

Lou (Henry) Hoover

First Lady of President Herbert Hoover

21st great-granddaughter

Edith (Bolling) Wilson

First Lady of President Woodrow Wilson

21st great-granddaughter

Admiral Richard Byrd

Polar Explorer

21st great-grandson

Harry F. Byrd

50th Governor of Virginia

21st great-grandson

Olivia De Havilland

Movie Actress

21st great-granddaughter

Joan Fontaine

Movie Actress

21st great-granddaughter

Bill Weld

68th Governor of Massachusetts

21st great-grandson

George H. W. Bush

41st U.S. President

22nd great-grandson

Tennessee Williams

Author of A Streetcar Named Desire

22nd great-grandson

Ray Bradbury

Author of The Martian Chronicles

22nd great-grandson

Alice (Lee) Roosevelt

First Wife of President Theodore Roosevelt

22nd great-granddaughter

Cara Delevingne

Fashion Model and Movie Actress

22nd great-granddaughter

George W. Bush

43rd U.S. President

23rd great-grandson

Princess Diana

Princess of Wales

23rd great-granddaughter

Queen Elizabeth II

Queen of the United Kingdom

23rd great-granddaughter

Dick Cheney

46th U.S. Vice-President

23rd great-grandson

Nelson Rockefeller

41st U.S. Vice-President

23rd great-grandson

Jeb Bush

43rd Governor of Florida

23rd great-grandson

Kit Harington

TV Actor - “Game of Thrones”

23rd great-grandson

Tuesday Weld

TV and Movie Actress

23rd great-granddaughter

Prince William

Duke of Cambridge

24th great-grandson

Prince Harry

Duke of Sussex

24th great-grandson

Gerald Ford

38th U.S. President

24th great-grandson

Franklin D. Roosevelt

32nd U.S. President

24th great-grandson

Randolph Scott

Movie Actor

24th great-grandson

Brian Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

24th great-grandson

Dennis Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

24th great-grandson

Carl Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

24th great-grandson

Chevy Chase

Comedian, Actor and Writer

24th great-grandson

Ellen DeGeneres

Comedienne and TV Personality

24th great-granddaughter

James Spader

TV and Movie Actor

24th great-grandson

Mary Chapin Carpenter

Singer and Songwriter

24th great-granddaughter

Edward Norton

Movie Actor

24th great-grandson

Mike Love

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

24th great-grandson

Endicott Peabody

62nd Governor of Massachusetts

24th great-grandson

Benedict Cumberbatch

Movie, Television and Stage Actor

24th great-grandson

Marie-Chantal Miller

Crown Princess of Greece

24th great-granddaughter

John FitzRobert

Magna Carta Surety

1st cousin 1 time removed via Aubrey de Vere

King Henry VIII

King of England

1st cousin 11 times removed via Aubrey de Vere

Jane Seymour

3rd Wife of King Henry VIII

1st cousin 12 times removed via Aubrey de Vere

Catherine Parr

6th Wife of King Henry VIII

1st cousin 12 times removed via Aubrey de Vere

Anne Boleyn

2nd Wife of King Henry VIII

1st cousin 13 times removed via Aubrey de Vere

Catherine Howard

5th Wife of King Henry VIII

1st cousin 13 times removed via Aubrey de Vere

Edmund Waller

English Poet and Politician

1st cousin 15 times removed via Aubrey de Vere

Rev. George Burroughs

Executed for Witchcraft, Salem 1692

1st cousin 17 times removed via Aubrey de Vere

Major John Pitcairn

British Commander at Battle of Lexington

1st cousin 18 times removed via Aubrey de Vere

Caesar Rodney

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

1st cousin 18 times removed via Aubrey de Vere

George Clinton

4th U.S. Vice President

1st cousin 18 times removed via Aubrey de Vere

Thomas Jefferson

3rd U.S. President and Signer of the Declaration of Independence

1st cousin 19 times removed via Aubrey de Vere

James Madison

4th U.S. President

1st cousin 19 times removed via Aubrey de Vere

Roger Sherman

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

1st cousin 19 times removed via Aubrey de Vere

Bathsheba (Ruggles) Spooner

First woman executed for murder in U.S. by non-British government

1st cousin 19 times removed via Aubrey de Vere

John Langdon

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

1st cousin 19 times removed via Aubrey de Vere

DeWitt Clinton

6th Governor of New York

1st cousin 19 times removed via Aubrey de Vere

Richard Henry Lee

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

1st cousin 19 times removed via Aubrey de Vere

Francis Lightfoot Lee

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

1st cousin 19 times removed via Aubrey de Vere

Meriwether Lewis

Lewis and Clark Expedition

1st cousin 20 times removed via Aubrey de Vere

Harriet Martineau

Author of The Hour and the Man

1st cousin 20 times removed via Aubrey de Vere

Aaron Burr

Killed Alexander Hamilton

1st cousin 20 times removed via Aubrey de Vere

Fletcher Christian

Leader of the mutiny on the Bounty

1st cousin 20 times removed via Aubrey de Vere

Nicholas Gilman

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

1st cousin 20 times removed via Aubrey de Vere

John Marshall

4th Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

1st cousin 20 times removed via Aubrey de Vere

Thomas Sim Lee

2nd and 7th Governor of Maryland

1st cousin 20 times removed via Aubrey de Vere

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Robert FitzWalter

Magna Carta Surety

2nd cousin 1 time removed via Richard Fitzgilbert

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William the Conqueror

King of England

2nd cousin 4 times removed via Richard I of Normandy

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Richard More

Mayflower Passenger

2nd cousin 14 times removed via Gilbert Fitzrichard de Clare

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Robert Catesby

Leader of Gunpowder Plot

2nd cousin 14 times removed via Gilbert Fitzrichard de Clare

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George Washington

1st U.S. President

2nd cousin 17 times removed via Gilbert Fitzrichard de Clare

Abigail (Smith) Adams

First Lady of President John Adams

2nd cousin 18 times removed via Gilbert Fitzrichard de Clare

Philip Livingston

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

2nd cousin 18 times removed via Gilbert Fitzrichard de Clare

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George Mason

Father of the U.S. Bill of Rights

2nd cousin 18 times removed via Gilbert Fitzrichard de Clare

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Jonathan Swift

Author of Gulliver's Travels

2nd cousin 18 times removed via Gilbert Fitzrichard de Clare

John Quincy Adams

6th U.S. President

2nd cousin 19 times removed via Gilbert Fitzrichard de Clare

C. W. Post

Founder of Post Cereals

2nd cousin 19 times removed via Gilbert Fitzrichard de Clare

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Robert Treat Paine

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

3rd cousin 17 times removed via Richard Fitzgilbert

Colonel Robert Gould Shaw

Principal character of film Glory portrayed by Matthew Broderick

3rd cousin 18 times removed via Richard Fitzgilbert

Eliphalet Remington

Founder of Remington Arms Company

3rd cousin 18 times removed via Richard Fitzgilbert

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King Henry III

King of England

6th cousin 1 time removed via Richard I of Normandy

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Hugh le Bigod

Magna Carta Surety

6th cousin 1 time removed via Rainier IV of Hainault

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Sir Saher de Quincy

Magna Carta Surety

6th cousin 1 time removed via Richard I of Normandy

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Henry de Bohun

Magna Carta Surety

6th cousin 1 time removed via Hugh Capet

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Sir William de Huntingfield

Magna Carta Surety

6th cousin 1 time removed via Richard I of Normandy

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King Edward I

King of England

6th cousin 2 times removed via Richard I of Normandy

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Elihu Yale

Benefactor and Namesake of Yale College

7th cousin 13 times removed via Rainier III of Hainault