Tudor Connection

Henry VIII

A little morning jaunt through history:

‚ÄčA young King Henry VIII

Your 10th great grandfather, John Alexander Harrington, married Ethelreda Dingley Malte, illigitimate daughter of King Henry VIII.

‚ÄčEthelreda Dingley Malte

Not all historians believe Ethelreda was the daughter of King Henry VIII, but other explanations for the honors, riches and lands bestowed on the daughter of a poor laundress, ring hollow.

Through her, in some respect, you are related to all the Tudor Kings. You are also directly descended from all the Plantagenet kings of England, including William the Conquorer, and through direct descent from King Alfred the Great, … Read more…