Wednesday, December 1, 2010
Henry III Plantagent, King of England - George Washington's 14th and 16th Great-Grandfather
Henry III, King of England, was George Washington's 14th and 16th great-grandfather. he married Eleanor Berenger, sister of Simon de Montfort, whose statue is in the U.S. Capitol for having call the first English Parliament. Henry III was the son of John "Lackland" and was a descent of William "the Conqueror", Charlemagne, Alfred "the Great", and Duncan I of Scotland. George Washington is descended from two of his sons: Edward I "Longshanks", King of England; and Earl Edmund Plantagenet "Crouchback."