The Queen’s Royal Cousins in Europe – How They Are Related?

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Course: The Queen’s Royal Cousins in Europe – How They Are Related?
Tutor: Jane Ferentzi-Sheppard
Start Date: 21st May 2019
Start Time: 09.45am
End Time: 4.00pm
Fee: £55.00 What's included?

The Queen and Price Philip are both great, great, grandchildren of Queen Victoria and King Christian 1X of Denmark, who were known as the ‘Grandmother’ and ‘Grandfather’ of Europe. Of the remaining ruling houses in Europe only Holland has no close family ties with the Queen. We will look at cousins in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Belgium, Luxembourg and Spain, the former monarchies like Greece, Romania and Yugoslavia and other relations especially in Germany. The last gathering was the Queen’s 90th birthday in 2016. Plenty of time for discussion and to refer to reference books. All-comers welcome. 

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Jane Ferentzi-Sheppard

Jane Ferentzi-Sheppard is a professional family and local historian and tutor in Adult Education. She runs a variety of family history courses in Somerset and Dorset and talks to organisations all over the country. Jane is a regular speaker at the Society of Genealogists and the ‘Who do you think you are? yearly event at Olympia.  

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