Jonathan Swift, 15th cousin 2x removed

Jonathan Swift is my 15th cousin 2x removed. The ancestor who connects us together as relatives is, Hugh De Audley my 16th great-grandfather. Jonathan Swift was born on 30 November 1667 and died on 19 October 1745. Swift was an Anglo-Irish satirist, essayist, political pamphleteer (first for the Whigs, then for the Tories), poet andContinue reading “Jonathan Swift, 15th cousin 2x removed”

William Shakespeare, 11th cousin 9x removed

William Shakespear is my 11th cousin 9x removed. The ancestor who connects us together is Maud Marshall (1192 – 1248), my 19th great grandmother. William Shakespeare was baptize on 26 April 1564 and died on 23 April 1616. He had been an English poet, playwright and actor, widely seen as the best writer when lookingContinue reading “William Shakespeare, 11th cousin 9x removed”