Prince William, Duke of Cambridge

by ethnic on June 15, 2010

Birth Name: William Arthur Philip Louis

Place of Birth: Westminster, London, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 21 June, 1982

Ethnicity: English, European Royal (mostly), some Scottish, as well as German, Irish, French, Anglo-Irish, Hungarian, likely 1/128th Indian or 1/256th Indian, and smaller amounts of Dutch, Danish, Welsh, Belgian, Swedish, Swiss, Bohemian/Czech, Russian, Polish, Channel Islander/Jersey, possibly 1/256th Armenian

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, is an English royal. He is the brother of Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, the son of Charles, Prince of Wales, and of Diana, Princess of Wales, and the grandson of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, and of Elizabeth II, Queen of England and the rest of the United Kingdom. His stepmother is Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall.

He is married to Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, with whom he has three children, including Prince George of Cambridge.

Prince William’s ancestry is (approximately) 35% English, along with 29% “European Royal”, 14% Scottish, 5% German, 3% Irish, 3% French, 3% Anglo-Irish, 2% Hungarian, and smaller amounts (to varying degrees) of Indian, Dutch, Danish, Welsh, Belgian, Swedish, Swiss, Bohemian/Czech, Russian, Polish, and Channel Islander (Jersey). Prince William is widely believed by DNA researchers to have a matrilineal ancestor, Eliza Kewark, who was Indian, or of Armenian (paternal) and Indian (maternal) descent; if this is the case, it would make Prince William of 1/128th or 1/256th Indian ancestry.

Prince William’s paternal grandfather Prince Philip was born in Mon Repos, Corfu, Greece, although he is not of Greek ancestry.

Prince William’s paternal grandfather is Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (the son of Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark and Princess Alice of Battenberg). Prince Andrew was born in Old Royal Palace, Athens, Kingdom of Greece, the son of George I of Greece, who was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, and of Olga Constantinovna of Russia, who was born in Pavlovsk, Russian Empire. Princess Alice was born in Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, England, the daughter of Prince Louis of Battenberg, who was born in Graz, Austrian Empire, and of Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine, who was born in Windsor Castle.

Prince William’s paternal grandmother is Elizabeth II, Queen of the United Kingdom (the daughter of George VI, who was King of the United Kingdom from 1936 to 1952, and of Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon). Queen Elizabeth II was born in Mayfair, London. George VI was born in York Cottage, Sandringham House, Norfolk, United Kingdom, the son of George V, who was born in Marlborough House, London, and of Mary of Teck, who was born in Kensington Palace, London. Lady Elizabeth was born in England, the daughter of Claude Bowes-Lyon, 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne, and of Cecilia Bowes-Lyon, Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne.

Prince William’s maternal grandfather was Edward John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer (the son of Albert Edward John Spencer, 7th Earl Spencer, and of Lady Cynthia Elinor Beatrix Hamilton Spencer). Prince William’s grandfather Edward was born in Paddington, London. Albert was the son of Charles Robert Spencer, 6th Earl Spencer, and of The Honorable Margaret Baring. Lady Cynthia was the daughter of James Albert Edward Hamilton, 3rd Duke of Abercorn, and of Lady Rosalind Cecilia Caroline Bingham.

Prince William’s maternal grandmother was The Honourable Frances Roche (the daughter of Edmund Maurice Burke Roche, 4th Baron Fermoy, and of Ruth Sylvia Gill Roche, Baroness Fermoy). Frances was born in Freebridge Lynn, Norfolk. Edmund was the son of James Boothby Burke Roche, 3rd Baron Fermoy, and of Frances Ellen/Eleanor Work, who was born in New York City, New York, U.S. Ruth was born in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, the daughter of William Smith Gill and Ruth Littlejohn.

Sources: Genealogies of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge – http://www.wargs.com
https://www.geni.com
http://famouskin.com
https://www.wikitree.com

CNN article on Prince William’s likely Indian mitochondrial DNA line – http://www.cnn.com

Article about Prince William’s ancestor, Eliza Kewark – https://www.telegraphindia.com

Helga Esteb / Shutterstock.com

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andrew December 25, 2016 at 4:55 pm
ashash January 26, 2016 at 7:44 am

He’s unattractive.

follers January 26, 2016 at 4:40 pm

He looks like Armie Hammer (and Michael Aloni, of course).

Wolfman March 7, 2016 at 2:52 am

Ashash I bet he’s better looking than you? Plus, it’s so cool he’s part Punjabi like me and Nikki Haley.

sparkles180 August 9, 2015 at 3:54 pm

Interesting, I never knew he was part indian

cwm85 August 9, 2015 at 4:27 pm

1/128th is hardly “part” that goes back what 400 years? Lol

sparkles180 August 20, 2015 at 1:31 am

It’s still interesting, the fact that it was part of their family history. I thought he was just a bunch of european ethnicities that were far relatives.

Wolfman August 30, 2015 at 1:35 am

His Mtdna is R30b which originates in Punjab Northern India plus it would be cool if I was related to him considering I’m Punjabi too?

ann June 18, 2015 at 12:03 pm

William and Harry have no Lithuanian ancestry. Their ancestor, according to which assumed they have Lithuanian blood, is Catherine I of Russia, wife of Peter the Great. Her original name was Marta Helena Skowrońska. Her father was Samuel Skowroński, he was Polish, but from Lithuania. Her mother was Elisabeth Moritz, daughter of Swedish officer.

Capricious April 4, 2015 at 1:52 am

Just add in every ethnicity already and make it a day:

Albanian, Egyptian, Lebanese, Kazakh, 1/35575 Chinese, Mestizo, Inuit, Serbian, Berber, Pakistani, Turkish, Aboriginal Australian, Samoan…

Do these minor ethnicities of his really matter??? He is mostly English and Scottish…

meara August 8, 2014 at 7:18 pm

Saxe-Coburg Gotha isn’t even English. They changed their name to Windsor. And there’s no such thing as Anglo-Irish. How are they Irish, again? They aren’t even Catholic.

roman2886 April 26, 2014 at 4:10 pm

England was never a pure country in the first place England has been invaded so many times England is a mongrel nation.

fuzzybear44 June 30, 2013 at 2:26 am

@Mystic Merlin

( keep this great country, pure?)

To late,never has,never will be

andrew June 30, 2013 at 8:09 am

very late

roman2886 April 26, 2014 at 4:09 pm

England was never a pure country in the first place England has been invaded so many time England is a mongrel nation.

Alice June 14, 2013 at 6:00 am
Alice June 14, 2013 at 6:04 am

Correction: William and Harry have some Indian ancestry.

Alice June 18, 2013 at 11:00 pm

Eliza Kewark had Indian ancestry through her maternal line but I don’t know whether she also had Armenian ancestry as well.

shobohunter May 29, 2014 at 4:59 am

Indian blood thing was a lie. British colonialism was a horrifying chapter in indian history. when the British were there in India. they
dont get mixed with Indian. that easily.
they dont even like to eat with them forget about marriage or mixing.

nnnnn November 20, 2012 at 7:18 am

He’s partly greece, too. His grandfather Phillip is a son of
Prince of Greece

marjanel December 22, 2014 at 4:02 pm

No.He Washington princesa ofrece Greece andres Denmark but he has nota greek blood.

marjanel December 22, 2014 at 4:04 pm

No,he was prince of Greece and Denmark but he has not greek blood.

Hope Moretti September 25, 2012 at 2:29 am

wow he’s all that xD

Marika June 23, 2012 at 3:14 pm

Armenian???? Where the fuck is that from???

levangelista36 June 23, 2012 at 10:10 pm

It’s like the Kardashians and Cher.

APS June 24, 2012 at 3:27 am

Princess Diana’s 4th great-grandmother, Eliza Kewark, is often claimed to be Armenian. However, Kewark’s exact ancestry is unknown; she is variously described in contemporary documents as “a dark-skinned native woman”, “an Armenian woman from Bombay”. Possibly, Kewark was an Indian, and the family deliberately pretended she was Armenian to expunge the “stigma of what was then known as ‘coloured blood’.

truegattaca September 16, 2012 at 12:40 pm

There are full Armenians living in India even today, this one foreign student from India told me that there were stores named after Armenians who owned them in cities such as Bombey so it won’t be such a stretch to say Eliza Kewark was in fact Armenan.

By the way, the name Kewark sounds very Armenian and familiar to me. It is most likely short for Kewarkin. I live in a city that is predominantly Armenians and many people have the name Kewark and last names such as Kewarin.

truegattaca September 16, 2012 at 12:41 pm

*Kewarkian

shobohunter May 29, 2014 at 4:50 am

if you are talking about Indian not West Indian.
then no you are either wrong or making it up.
their are no Armenians in india not very much.
0..2% maby butt not quite significant.

levangelista36 June 19, 2012 at 2:55 am

There’s no Jewish in him? I’m surprised.

I didn’t know he was part Armenian and Bohemian. What is Bohemian?

Marika June 23, 2012 at 3:14 pm

Bohemian is Czech.

Alice November 10, 2012 at 4:12 am

I don’t know why Marika is marked down. She is correct.

Alice November 20, 2012 at 7:08 pm

Bohemia was the old name for the Czech Republic so yes Prince William has some Czech ancestry.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bohemia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bohemian

Morrigan Ni Boii September 3, 2016 at 12:59 am

Bohemia is a part of Czech Republic ;-)

Morrigan Ni Boii April 16, 2017 at 1:57 am

Kingdom of Bohemia (now just Bohemia), Moravian margraviate (now just Moravia) and Silesian principality (now Silesia) is part of Czech crown lands.

nnnnn August 29, 2012 at 10:21 am

Levangelista…

andrew January 25, 2013 at 10:39 am

hey dumb Bohemia is a region in Czech Republic in centre-east Europe

t April 9, 2012 at 9:30 pm

So he’s a royal bitsa then.

Anonymous101 April 7, 2012 at 3:36 pm

For a person mixed with so many different ethnicities, he’s still ugly.

poppy April 4, 2012 at 6:08 am

William is English,German and Danish .
The rest of the list is nonsense as its the German Royal family of Saxe Coburg who supplied those countries with their kings and queens .

Alice April 4, 2012 at 7:09 am

Hi Poppy – Just off the top of my head there is Irish, Welsh and Scottish. The Irish is through Diana’s mother Frances Roche also Queen Elizabeth has some Irish in her bloodline. She has a few Irish ancestors one was from Strongbow (Welsh/Norman) and his Irish wife Aoife. The Queen Mother has Scottish ancestry and the Welsh is also from the Tudor line (Queen Elizabeth I). I know I could get more detailed ancestries if I looked. Also Diana had an Armenian ancestor.

Poppy April 5, 2012 at 4:09 am

Hi Alice
Yes you are right about the Scots/Irish and Welsh.I should have said those instead of only English.Diana was supposed to be more Royal and more English or British than any of Charles side who are more German and Danish.

I did not know of the Armenian connection for Diana.She was a beauitful lady and human being.Much missed.

marjanel December 22, 2014 at 4:07 pm

Glugsburk are not really Danish.They are German.

Alice March 29, 2012 at 6:15 am

Should be Czech. Bohemia is just an old name for that region.

Lisa March 27, 2012 at 7:42 pm

Wow. he’s all over the place!

MARIAA March 4, 2012 at 6:04 pm

Prince William and Henry have Greek blood in them because Queen Elizabeth II married Prince Philip who is of Greek decent.

Alice March 29, 2012 at 6:10 am

“Philip was born a Prince of Greece, but his ancestry was actually Danish and German.”
http://www.britannia.com/history/biographies/philip.html

Jack February 20, 2012 at 10:31 pm

Alot of Greeks were a mixture of different people. They were over 15
different groups in Greece. There were Turks from Asia Minor who
were exchanged for Muslums in Greece who were half Turk and half Greek.
One of the parents were Greek or Turk. Byzantines people were of many groups even Armenian. A Greek is a Greek who belongs to the Greek religion. So if Royals of different countries have greek in them
they have alot of other people in them. Arabs too

Pasqal April 12, 2012 at 12:35 pm

You’ve messed it all up… Greeks are just Greeks.

Frannie January 19, 2012 at 2:21 pm

He’s not the prince of wales That’s his father lol

Carlos October 17, 2011 at 8:20 pm

I learned from history class that the Iberian peninsula (Purtugal, Spain) were occupied by the Moors for 400 years before it became independent kingdoms. One example is the kingdom of Grenada, It used to be ruled by a royal family of Moorish descent before it became the province of Catalan of Spain. Many of these Moorish leaders married into the ancient royal families of the several kingdoms that used to exist in the Iberian peninsula. The Royal marriages is what united the kingdoms into Portugal and Spain. Being two of the most powerful empires of their time, all the other countries want to have peace through political and diplomatic ties with them and how else would it be more possible than a Royal Marriage.

Queen Charlotte’s thick puckered lips, shallow beady eyes, prominent mouth, thick curly hair and high forehead are some of the features that are very unusual compared to any early British Royal..

I saw this at CSI where they are able to check the racial ancestry of a burn victim through the the person’s teeth… Each race has their own dental complex and having mixed race will give you all sorts of teeth. If you notice, a lot of Royals has jacked up pearly whites.

Now it all makes sense why Queen Charlotte has mulatto features, Queen Victoria is so thick, Queen Elizabeth has a prominent mouth, Prince Charles have a lot of wide teeth, and they all have thick lips…

Troll October 18, 2011 at 7:11 pm

Portuguese and Spanish royal families never married with moorish nobility or with jews, the inquisition remember!? Exeample king João/John of the house of Avis married Filipa7Philipa of Lancaster.
They intermarried with all the european houses icluiding each other.
Iberian royal houses where catholic houses since their origins.

Anonymous7 August 16, 2011 at 10:28 am

I think William also has some Lithuanian blood. I looked at the link that was used for the info and they mention it right there. He also has a very small amount of African blood. You should probably put that there.

Anonymous7 August 16, 2011 at 10:38 am

“You” meaning who created the profile. Sorry :(

Marelisa August 10, 2011 at 10:02 am

this is sooo interesting XD. Yea I was reading something about that in school, it said in one of our textbooks how Queen Charlotte was mainly of Portuguese descent and from that Portuguese ancestry she had African-Moor blood, which is very present in her features (In my opinion she is the best look queen the royal family ever had lol) ^.^ But if Will really does have black blood, which would make me love him even more :), knowing the royal family they prob keep it a secret idk

I myself am English, Irish, Dutch, German, Russian, Swedish, Italian, West Indian Caribbean, West African (from Kenya), East Indian (Gujarat), and Arawak Indian :) Im a mutt -.- and i love it lol

Blueblood88 August 18, 2011 at 2:14 am

You were right familes of nobility married for power which meant you wanted a german or austrian hapsburg plus the anlo-Saxons are germanic over 2/3 of english royalty is mostly germanic including 2 of last 3 kings there name was a german name well repected and hyphenated untill after the war elizabeth the lesbo and destroyer of there empire changed it to windsor this is fake Bohemia is a part of germany not a nation besides anyone who is more than 7 nationalities would not have records or be possible because of royal breeding rules come on f88king Armenian that was not even a country then whoever made this site messed up all the ethnicities to suit them or multicultural crap i want to find them serious if anyone one knows tell me thank you sorry abought the terrible paragraph structure and errors i’m in a hurry

alex September 5, 2011 at 3:50 am

For your information. The last armenian kingdom has come to an end in the year 1375 but that doesn’t mean that armenians as a (alsmost 3000 y/old) nation have been vanished.
Armenian Eliza Kewark (Kevork) married Theodore
Forbes in 18th century and Theodore wasn’t even a f88king prince or a king of f88king England. The Forbes were one of the ancestors of Princess Diana and apparently, armenian part of them wasn’t the issue for whoever were responsible for the purity of “english” holy royal blood.

Sonya August 9, 2011 at 4:07 am

Don’t forget marriage is how they united kingdoms and power, so it makes sense that all these different ethnicity are lurking about.

Blueblood88 August 18, 2011 at 2:06 am
ena July 7, 2011 at 11:02 am

You forgot that he is also part african.

Nora August 9, 2011 at 12:42 pm

african? in what way?? the european royals rarely marry non-europeans (especially not blacks)

GingerR September 28, 2011 at 10:41 pm

Queen Charlotte wife to King George III had African ancestry (by way of marriage into the Portuguese royal family). That ancestry is obvious in the paintings of her. Charlotte was grandmother to Queen Victoria. Victoria was great, great grandmother to Queen Elizabeth. Elizabeth is of course William’s grandmother. You can do the math to figure out which great grandmother Charlotte (and her African ancestor) would be to William.

Linda June 27, 2011 at 7:32 pm

His maternal grandmother’s parents were from Ireland

rafael June 22, 2011 at 4:04 pm

i am not 100%,but arent these royals the desendants of catherine of aragon? if so they would also be spanish

Eric E. June 22, 2011 at 3:33 pm

You forgot Greek, and that is my cousin for you we are major mixes

Anna May 22, 2011 at 7:24 pm

My last name means royalty in Wales and Scotland, it’s the ap of Hugh. (Pugh is my last name)

Joy April 23, 2011 at 7:33 pm

I will watch the Royal Wedding, but that’s it.

I’ve looked at Wedding pictures of Princess Diana and she just had that innocence. She was beautiful.

A true princess.

Raya April 10, 2011 at 9:38 am

What the hell? It seems like his parents been screwing all over Europe. Should he even be considered the prince of Wales with all that.

Juli May 3, 2011 at 6:40 pm

LOL!!
He’s royalty, haven’t you ever attended History class? Princes marry princesses of other countries.
Take Marie Antoinette for example, she was Austrian but becaume the Queen of France. Politics.

juli22 April 9, 2011 at 4:45 am

ohh i always thought that he is just english,why all these races ? i mean hes the english prince

Dylan8590 April 28, 2011 at 7:38 pm

Royalty have been known to marry royalty, often from other countries, throughout history.

GingerR September 28, 2011 at 10:44 pm

Not race, but multiple nationalities. Has to do with marriage of one royal family into another across borders. Though, when you really look at it, the vast majority of them are cousins to some degree because of all that inter marriage.

real89luv April 8, 2011 at 12:53 pm

Well I’m doing my family tree and found that Prince William is my 28th cousin on his grandmother Queen Elizabeth II side of the family and I’m a light skin black woman and we have all types of ethnicities in our family

Blueblood88 August 18, 2011 at 2:21 am

Damn you people are gay you are lying the last name was changed you don’t know what is was damn this is easy don’t ever pretend to be one of the European nobility again my family is over 700 years old and oonly 2 nationalities damn i hate peasents.

Delnegro August 18, 2011 at 3:07 am

Stfu bitch u talkin shyt ain’t nobody like ur Fckn annoying
#ANNOYING ASS BITCH

Oreo March 28, 2011 at 6:38 pm

For god sake, for someone so mixed as he is how the hell are his family the monarchy or britain! that is so ironic!!

ProudFilipina March 27, 2011 at 10:21 pm

to kathleen

yeah!I always mix the meanings of race and ethnicities up!haha!

ProudFilipina March 27, 2011 at 3:03 am

wow! he has many races…

kathleen March 27, 2011 at 5:13 pm

you mean ethnicities…….

TotallyCrazy104 March 15, 2011 at 10:38 am

Oh my days!! No offence, but he could go to almost every country in the world and say, “You know that i’m part of your origin!!” LOL

Pierre March 12, 2011 at 12:10 am

There is always some aa person on these forums saying” y’all know that really all of these royal’s are black right?” LOL They are white get over it! If white’s said that about any famous african that lived generations ago they were really white,there would be a riot LOL.

Fuzzybear March 12, 2011 at 2:27 am

To Pierre

First having black heritage is not saying your a black person.You guys have got to learn the difference.Secondly,there are plenty of famous Africans and African Americans with with white European heritage;I’m not mad about it which is why I’m telling you.White heritage didn’t make them white;see I know the difference

Fuzzybear March 12, 2011 at 2:29 am

One other thing,it’s a proven fact that European royal families trees had African branches,so you get over it

Blueblood88 August 18, 2011 at 2:26 am

you mean bastard kids born of one night of hard drinking i’m not being mean there’s tons of those everywhere royal is something you are born has and raised has you can’t just say i’m royal and of course famous blacks have euro blood why do you think they are significant look at TV only mostly white black girls like mariah carey tyra banks and so on are put in big films sorry it is the truth

smith March 11, 2011 at 11:57 pm

I see alot of German coming thru, his square chin,mouth,blond hair.

aps March 10, 2011 at 2:10 pm

His ancestor through which he has Lithuanian origin – Catherine I of Russia, her real name is Marta Helena Skowrońska, her father Samuel Skowroński was of Polish origin and her mother was Elisabeth Moritz (maybe German), so i think he hasn’t Lithuanian blood, but have Polish. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marta_Skavronska

Blueblood88 August 18, 2011 at 2:29 am

You are a real moron Catherine the great was from a German royal house check a real book on history its part of the joke that Russia’s 2 best leaders were not from Russia what is it like being blissfully ignorant please tell me.

Nanusia July 11, 2013 at 6:50 pm

Blueblood88 – I know it’s been a while since you posted your ignorant and rude comment. If you had done your History lessons well you would have known that Catherine 1 of Russia was a predecessor of Catherine the Great. Catherine the Great married her grandson Peter III. Also Catherine 1 was of Polish blood – her father’s. He lived in Lithuania but was of Polish ethnicity. You know little better study up if you are going to berate people who know what they are talking about.

Nanusia July 11, 2013 at 6:51 pm

You are correct, Skowonski was Polish and lived in Lithuania (at least for a time). Her mother was either Swedish or German or both. :)

Robert March 10, 2011 at 1:00 pm

Race or Ethnicity: European Royal

They’re all related.

Melanie Lombardi February 2, 2011 at 7:11 pm

What is this guy NOT mixed with, any Hispanic ethnicity and he’ll be everything.

Veronica January 31, 2011 at 9:22 pm

and here i thought he was just British!

cat April 27, 2011 at 11:58 am

He is british. He was born in Great Britain, and he has british (english) blood, however, he is mixed with other european cultures (theres no such a pure race no more), but there all royal kings and queens, dukes and duchess from those countries there mixed with. I myself am a mix, my father is puerto rican and my mother is Scottish/english (she was born in britian). But im not royality..lol..

fuzzypanda January 17, 2011 at 1:53 pm

lol he only needs mexican blood and that’s it, he’s got a bit of everything haha

johann February 2, 2011 at 11:56 pm

Mexican is a nationality… not a race. Just like America and many countries, mexico has no real race… but a collection of various races.

Gary Lloyd January 12, 2011 at 4:27 pm

Actually, Queen Charlotte had a black African Father.

I’ve got a book on Amazon that explains how the deal went down:

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00422LLS2

Queen Mother November 6, 2010 at 7:31 pm

He seems to be a rather mixed up old chap.

Lisa September 22, 2010 at 2:59 pm

That is not a pretty man….Anyway, it would be interesting as other people mentioned if he was part black, even far down the line. It would shock a good few people.

Katie September 22, 2010 at 7:25 pm

I doubt he would have any palatable amt of african ancestry,certainly not enough to show up on dna test.Perhaps 2% or under in some of his ancestors.

m slaght November 6, 2010 at 10:18 am

They are omitting that he has medici blood in him from the stuarts so he would be part italian also.

darren December 13, 2010 at 5:10 pm

and doesnt his grandfather, prince philip, come from some greek ancestry?

m slaght December 15, 2010 at 12:09 pm

Officially yes, but technically, no. You see the kings of Greece starting with George I decended from the Danish crown which was comprised almost entirely of German blood. With each new successive queen of Greece they brought in as follows: Olga of Russia who was the wife of George I was almost entirely of German blood since her mother was Alexandra of Saxe Altenburg and her father was Konstantine Nikolaevich Romanov which if you know anything of the bloodline history of the Romanovs the pure Russian blood from Peter the Great was progressively diluted with the German blood with each incoming queen. (Each new queen was coming from either a German duchy or Denmark at that time making the content of the actual Russian blood of the Romanovs at the time of Nicholas II 95% German.) Sophia of Prussia, had almost entirely German blood since her mother and father were mostly of German blood. Her mother being Victoria, Princess Royal of England and her father being Frederick III of Prussia and Germany. Albert, her maternal grandfather was all German and Queen Victoria coming from the Hanoverian line was almost entirely German blood with a very small amount of English-Scottish blood coming from the Stuarts via Sophia of the Palatinate. As far as her paternal history goes Frederick the III was Geman on both sides and even though there was Russian blood coming from Maria Pavlovna Romanov (his maternal grandmother) being the spouse of a Duke of Saxe Weimar Eisenach the russian blood coming from her was mostly comprised of German blood too. So to answer your question yes officially there is Greek nationality in his bloodline but as for the actual blood that flows through his veins being actually Greek blood then no it would be most certainly identified to be of German descent in that way.

Tribe September 19, 2010 at 5:33 am

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/mar/12/race-monarchy

“Queen Charlotte’s features, as seen in royal portraits, were conspicuously African, and contends that they were noted by numerous contemporaries. He claims that the queen, though German, was directly descended from a black branch of the Portuguese royal family, related to Margarita de Castro e Souza, a 15th-century Portuguese noblewoman nine generations removed, whose ancestry she traces from the 13th-century ruler Alfonso III and his lover Madragana, whom Valdes takes to have been a Moor and thus a black African.”

darren December 16, 2010 at 4:08 am

aren’t the moors of north african descent, more like the berbers and arabs?

Black wallstreet aka fuzzybear December 16, 2010 at 6:08 am

North Africans are Arab in culture,it never meant they were Arab in ethnicity.Now although there were Arabs there.north Africa was Moors long before way back in 46bc.Arabs faith came in the 8 century.

Black wallstreet aka fuzzybear December 16, 2010 at 6:11 am

Now I’ll be quiet

Lévon February 1, 2011 at 6:20 pm

Islam and Arabs began to spread in the 7th century.

fuzzybear February 2, 2011 at 3:40 am

To Levon

My fault,thanks for the correction

fuzzybear February 2, 2011 at 3:42 am

To Levon

My fault,thanks for the correction

Katie September 14, 2010 at 11:48 pm

That boy might just have a bit of black in him,the mega teeth/maxilla like his aunt’s suggest it.I alwaysnotice it in even in the whitest of quadroons.But then many germanics further toward the north get it too.
http://images.2dayfm.com.au/2009/07/31/236370/CW-Prince-William-1.jpg

His mother had some indian ancestry from Mumbai (Bombay) via
her grandmother Ruth [Lady fermoy] her great-great grandmother Eliza was a born in and native to Bombay and lived without being married with her great-great-grandfather Theodore Forbes while he worked for the East India Company.This ancestry was later changed by historians to Armenian.

Sound_Soldier September 15, 2010 at 12:13 pm

Why historians changed Indian to Armenian ?
I think so it’s because Eliza KEWARK is from an Indian family but lived in Armenia and it’s in this place she meets a Scottish merchant, Theodore Forbes.

Katie September 15, 2010 at 6:18 pm

Her surname isnt kerwick they changed that too to make her sound more anglo-saxon.
Biographers state that she was of indian descent and native to bombay,maybe she had some armenian ancestry too.

Sound_Soldier September 16, 2010 at 11:06 am

Of course, Kewark isn’t the real name, I’m agree with you ^^
But once, on internet I saw “Kevork” or “Kevorkian”, the last is a typic Armenian name.

Katie September 21, 2010 at 5:37 am

I have a dutch surname that does’nt cancel out other ancestries.She was born in Bombay, perhaps her mother was Indian and her father armenian.

Lévon February 1, 2011 at 6:22 pm

So true.

dog03 November 13, 2010 at 7:05 pm

reply to Sound_Soldier

No Eliza was actually an Armenian living in India, and he has Armenian blood through Princess Diana. They found all these old letters in foreign writing in I think it was either Diana’s parents house, or something like that, and they found out she had two Armenian ancestors from I think her mothers side. It was in an article about his geneology online, I read about it a year ago.

OMG September 17, 2010 at 9:42 pm

the amount of african in him is pretty damn small becuase the last ancestor Queen Charlotte was a mulatto of royal ancestry of Portugues descent. The portuguese royal family had a sect with moorish blood and mistresses who bore children who were moors (the black kind) , and if you look at Queen charlotte’s photos and read court profiles they always talk about her mulatto/african features- and how non english they looked and how she didn’t have their common ideal of beauty. Queen charlotte is considered the mother of europe because practically every european royal family intermarried after, therefore she is there common ancestor, but like i said the percentage is so small and she lived so long ago.

fuzzybear September 17, 2010 at 11:00 pm

To OMG

That’s true it’s most likely low,yet we don’t know what was in his mother.However how much does someone need to see signs of black heritage.I mean take a look at the ethiopian mixed people in the other part of the site,their 50% and you can’t tell(except for bottom of the eyes)

AUE September 22, 2010 at 8:49 pm

i don’t think you can count ethiopians, since they’re not really sub-saharan african. They’re much more closely linked to arabs and mediterranean, so that might explain why the 50% mixed ethiopians don’t look very african.

fuzzybear September 22, 2010 at 11:43 pm

To Aue

Sorry Aue,but Ethiopians are more related to Sub-saharans as Europeans like to call them.Also there are like 50 different tribes,and the vast majority have nothing to do with arabs or the Med.Also Arabs descend from Ethiopians not the other way around,as well as Meds who the Ethiopians mixed with.I mean it called Ethiopia for a reason(land of the burnt face or land of the black).Also Sub-saharan is just a name that Europeans came up with to try and claim North African Achievements,the sand never kept North and South apart.The Egyptians themselves say they came from the interior of Africa,which means Sub-saharan.Now I don’t think this happen with every Ethiopian mix,this could be 2 in 50 that this happens.You would be surprise how many west Africans mixed with European in the pass and came out looking completely white(alexandre dumas)for example or george herriman,whose parents were both mulatto yet he’s white.That’s why so many were able to pass as white.Just don’t know whose DNA will be stronger,So I can count Ethiopians just fine.

Anonymous June 23, 2010 at 10:27 am

Shenjte Jesuzi ! He is mixed up. BUT WHY ISNT HE ALBANIAN

Mimi April 10, 2012 at 5:35 pm

He isn’t Albanian because Britain had no ties with the country. Albania was part of the Ottoman Empire which is why it is over 90% Muslim.

Anonymous June 20, 2010 at 8:30 pm
Anonymous June 19, 2010 at 2:14 pm

And he just looks white wow

Adriana June 19, 2010 at 2:28 pm

That’s because he is just white. Just different kinds of white =)

fuzzybear June 20, 2010 at 7:22 pm

To Adriana

I understand what your saying,but if I’m not mistaken,isn’t Queen Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz one of his Great great great great grandmothers?I’m just putting that out there ,because I know she was Bi-cultural.I know it doesn’t mean much,But most of the royal families of Europe have or should I say had African branches,although they will go out of their way to say otherwise

Katie September 14, 2010 at 11:53 pm

Yes Queen Charlotte had portugese ancestry, they have very high african admixture as they were the first europeans to dabble in slavery.

She certainly looked admixed and had the same african mouth that some of the royals seem to have inherited,princess anne comes to mind.
http://i.telegraph.co.uk/telegraph/multimedia/archive/01125/princess-anne_1125957i.jpg

Katie September 15, 2010 at 12:08 am

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_GlGAz_oOsBA/SbtB2l47q6I/AAAAAAAACEA/u5zFVfiFhwQ/s400/charlotte.jpg

she looks like my sister [mixed race] protruding eyes,pronouced face rounded off,lge lips, long nose but base is wide,fair pigment.

Katie September 15, 2010 at 12:19 am

A description of Charlotte by her physician, Baron Stockmar,describes her as having “a true mulatto face”.

fuzzybear September 15, 2010 at 12:21 am

To Katie

You know better than to tell people the truth,that European royal famlies have black blood,shame on you

OMG September 17, 2010 at 9:49 pm

yeah. but people have been mixing since before slavery. Remember it was the north african moors who held power over the Iberian peninsula for centuries before KIng Ferdinand and Isablla even won their war. And portugal is sooooooo damn close to african, actually all mediterranean continents were that of course there has been thousands of years worth of cultural mixing. once again i state it wasn’t omething remarkable or a big deal like we make race mixing a big deal today. Africa/asia/europe are part of the “old world” in such proximity that of coruse peopel traveled and new about eachother. hell the majority of the Bible spans the mediterranean, east africa, and the western middle east and tells of peoples travels

OMG September 17, 2010 at 9:46 pm

not all of them deny it. Queen Elizabeth II actually recognized that connection. People must understand that racism wasn’t as big now as say 500 years ago or whatever- when people discriminated it would be based on you relgion, culture, nationality not just somethign as paltry as skin color. if you actually research history you clearly find the presence of black people in royal courts in the past-and why not, it’s not as if the world was nely create dand people just discovered diff. continents, it’s just that it wasn’t an issue and something to remark on. you just wouldn’t kno their race and. Racism is actually a new idea and developed from the exportation of slaves that were specifically Black, clearly King Gerorge marrying someone with African blood was common knowledge and royalty can get away with anything. At that level, race is not as big of an issue if you have that money, power, and were noble yourself. With that said

fuzzybear September 17, 2010 at 11:11 pm

To OMG

Excuse me,are you saying that,FUZZYBEAR THE GREAT,does not do his research?How dare you insult me like.Say your sorry right now,and we will forget the whole thing

Katie September 15, 2010 at 12:17 am

its fairly easy to pass as white.

eartha kitt and her mixed race daughter.
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_Oqsi5rPmGxE/TC3b3WQGctI/AAAAAAAAATo/7CwA7VO_dYw/s1600/eartha-kitt.jpg

OMG September 17, 2010 at 9:46 pm

or google the actress Stacy Dash and look at her children.

KimJ January 16, 2011 at 2:56 pm

It is quite clear that Stacy’s children are mixed. If you keep diluting the African influence then you will get people looking more and more Caucasian with each generation.

As far as Queen Charlotte, it sounds like it is possible she might have some African influence, but even in her, it is obviously very minute. I don’t think that we will ever for sure really know if she did have any African influence unless new information pops up to confirm or deny.

Same is true for my heritage. It is being assumed that my great great grandmother was Cherokee. However, I haven’t found anything to substantiate that claim (the assumption made by my grandfather). In fact, census data reveals her as being “white”. You can’t take a true American Indian and pass them off as being “white”. So, for me, I don’t consider myself to be anything but a bi-cultural mix of the many different European cultures with my main influence coming from the North of Europe (I have a splash of French and German in there). If people ask me what I am I skip all the small percentages and just go with my dominate blood which is Irish and Danish. Although, my research has lead me to discover that I also have a lot of Scottish blood in me as well.

ethnic September 21, 2010 at 1:58 am

Many people beleive the Japanese Imperial family descended from Korea originally though many Japanese would like to deny it.

I would say its not hard to believe.

OMG September 17, 2010 at 11:52 pm

lmao. i actually enjoy your posts there’s actually truth to it i was just elaborating based on an article from the queen i read a while back ;-)

fuzzybear September 18, 2010 at 12:01 am

I don’t see an sorry here

J/K

fuzzybear January 16, 2011 at 6:32 pm

To kim

It was very common for european royal families to have African bloodlines,there no need for new evidence,the old evidence tells you that.Black bloodlines were all over europe,I don’t know why it,s so hard for people to accept.I mean how do you think the avg dna is 3-8%?
Now for Cherokees,I’ve shown before that according to the census in the 1900’s,there were only 36,000 ones left.Of that only 2-3thousand were full blood.7000 black and white were adopted into the tribe,and the rest were mixed bloods(black lndian or white or combo of all 3).Now if your great great grandmother was part native but ID herself as white ,it might have been for a good reason.It wasn’t cool back then to be a half blood,so if you looked white ,you said white.Where do think that term(Halfbred) came from?White people weren’t very nice to breds,so why would you say you anything other than white?

Alec October 3, 2010 at 6:44 pm

There in India/Bombay lived a whole lot of Armenians and English people at that time.. Mixed marriage between them wasn’t a rare thing. Anyway there is almost no chance that Eliza Kewark had an Indian mother, besides Eliza isn’t topical name for Indians but it is for Armenians and Kewark is just an Armenian surname derived from Kevorkian. Additionally Indian DNA sequences could have reveal that.. and no “corrupt” historians could have hide this.

katie October 4, 2010 at 3:42 am

“”no chance that Eliza Kewark had an Indian mother”

how do you know this?
has a single royal been dna tested,answer = no

Alec October 4, 2010 at 5:37 am

She rather could have English ancestry (from mother’s side) than indian. They didn’t intermarried with natives that much that’s why i said there is almost no chance. Like Anglo-Indians, most Armenians left the city and the country for Australia, US and the UK.

darren December 16, 2010 at 4:06 am

THanks for that clarification. never knew greek royalty was a german bloodline. Clears things up though, thanks again

baby fantasy December 16, 2010 at 8:27 am

thats a long ass paragraph shit

une December 21, 2010 at 8:08 am

does he not have Norwegian heritage aswell?

Blueblood88 August 18, 2011 at 2:33 am

Finally another person of intelligence and knowledge of the world its impossible to talk to these people huh they don’t realize Greece was part of the ottoman empire and most Greeks today have Turk blood they look and smell like animals the old Greeks were white what is happening to our people brother have a great day

Duchess Crispos February 22, 2011 at 6:47 pm

You seem very knowledgeable of the royal families of europe but you are forgetting the Byzantine princesses that were entirely of Greek bloodlines that were married with various kings of europe including the Russian Czars. It’s one of the bloodlines that ties Prince Philip to the Russian royals. The royals of Europe are mostly of German and some Byzantine (Greek) bloodlines.

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