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Your Royal Forbearers

Adam Rutherford writes at the Guardian that he's a direct descendant of Charlemagne. Then again, he adds, basically everyone of European descent can claim Charlemagne — who had at least 18 children — as an ancestor. And this, he notes, is something he can determine without analyzing a vial of spit or a drop of blood.

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