Eleanor of Aquitane (1124-1204) - one of the wealthiest and most powerful women of the High Middle Ages. She was queen of both France and England and mother to three kings (including Richard I, the Lionheart) and two queens. She was as influential in literary circles as in political, and she was the patron of many writers and troubadours.
What are the odds of inheriting no DNA from a great, great, great grandparent?| DNA is passed down to the next generation in big chunks called chromosomes. Every generation, each parent passes half their chromosomes to their child. What most people forget, though, is that our chromosomes get mixed and matched before they are passed on. It is because of this "recombination" that your great, great, great grandparent's DNA is almost certainly still lurking in yours. #DNA #familyhistory
Where in Ireland are you from? Trace your Irish heritage and find out where your Irish surname originated or is most dominant in Ireland. We’ve included over 100's of popular Irish surnames from all around the country, from the O’Sullivans of Cork to the Doyles of Dublin to the O’Malleys of Mayo. Enjoy!: