Royal Family tree: Is Queen Elizabeth II related to King Henry VIII? | Royal | News (Reports)

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While there is no direct line between the two, the modern royals have a distant connection to the Tudors.

They owe their existence to Queen Margaret of Scotland, grandmother of Mary Queen of Scots, and King Henry VIII’s sister.

Writing on question and answer site Quora, Robert Stedall, an author of books on Tudor and Irish history, explained how the Scottish Queen fits in with the Windsor family.

He said by his reckoning the Queen has 1/32,768th part of Queen Margaret’s blood.

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