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Descent from Charlemagne
Not to throw water on anybody's enthusiasm but it should be noted that the
practice of inheriting a throne through one's family is a late practice in
European Middle Ages. In other words, the successors to Charlesmagne were
elected and not necessarily from the previous ruler's family.
Dane Bowen in Alexandria, Va., researching Bowen, Bacon, Carlton (Carleton),
Luker, Sanders (Saunders), Chaudoin (Chaudoins), Maverick, Richey (Ritchie,
Richie, Ritchey), Spence, Sumner, Way, and Wells families.
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